Blackberry Oatmeal Bars

I used the Raspberry Oatmeal Bars recipe out of The Best of Vegan Baking, but put my own twist on it of course.  When do I ever follow a recipe to a tee?
Blackberry Oatmeal Bars
(adapted from The Best of Vegan Baking)
  • 1/2 c whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 c all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 c quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 c rolled oats
  • 2T  Bestlife buttery spread
  • 1/2 c unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 c packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Breeze
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 c frozen blackberries
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease a 8×8 baking pan.
  2. Combine all the dry ingredients together and set aside
  3. Melt the buttery spread and mix in sugar, applesauce, almond breeze and vanilla until combined.  Add in all dry ingredients until combined, which will be a bit crumbly.
  4. Spread oat mixture and press into pan, then spread blackberries out on top, pressing them into the batter.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes or until set and cool on a cooling rack.
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8 Responses to Blackberry Oatmeal Bars

  1. the actor's diet says:

    love that it uses frozen berries!

  2. Amanda says:

    I have been craving a bar like that for the mornings when I'm in a hurry. YUM!

  3. ktbwood says:

    THESE LOOK AWESOME!!!! mmm.. so comforting! i hope you have a great halloween weekend my love!

  4. Lily's Health Pad says:

    These look delish! I'm always looking for granola bar type recipes. The last granola bars I made were quite tasty…but I practically broke a tooth when trying to bite into them!

  5. shelby says:

    I'm totally the same way haha, I never follow a recipe perfectly!

  6. ratzxfink says:

    thanks for sharing your wonderful oatmeal bars recipe, been eyeing it since you posted it :P

  7. brandi says:

    those look so good! i need to try these.

  8. Krista says:

    Yum! And I believe that most recipes are guidelines, yes? :) I get this from my Mom who never followed a recipe. I remember my brother asking her once why she couldn't just make a plain ole chocolate chip cookie!! LOL

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