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Low-fat Oatmeal Blondies

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Low-fat Oatmeal Blondies
2010-05-08 Other

Low-fat, low-cholesterol, low sodium oatmeal version of an old favorite.

  • Servings: 18
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes


2 Tbsp Milk
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1½ cups Quick Cooking Oats, uncooked
¾ cup Dates, pitted
1 cup All Purpose Flour
1 Egg
½ tsp Baking Soda
¼ cup Unsalted Butter
¾ cup Brown Sugar, packed firmly
⅛ tsp Ground Cloves, ground
½ tsp Vanilla Extract
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Ground Ginger
2 Egg Whites
1 cup Powdered Sugar, sifted
½ cup Boiling Water


Preheat oven to 375°F. Sift together first 5 ingredients in a bowl and stir in oats. In a food processor, combine brown sugar and dates. Process until dates are finely chopped. Add boiling water and butter. Process until mixture is smooth. Add egg, egg whites, and vanilla to date mixture. Process to blend. Transfer date mixture to flour mixture. Mix thoroughly by hand. Lightly butter a 9x13 in. baking dish. Transfer mixture to baking dish. Bake 18-20 minutes, or until tester comes out clean when inserted in center. Transfer to a wire rack to cool 5 minutes. Combine powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in a bowl. Mix thoroughly. Spread frosting over bars. Cool completely before serving.

Calories 160

% Calories From Fat 20.2%

Total Fat 3.6g

Saturated Fats 1.9g

Mono-unsaturated Fats 1g

Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.4g

Cholesterol 19mg

Sodium 55mg

Total Carbohydrates 29g

Dietary Fiber 1.4g

Sugar 19g

Protein 2.7g