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    Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

    Old- Fashioned Breakfast Bars MIX:

    3/4 cup flour

    1/2 tsp. Cinnamon

    1/4 tsp. Nutmeg

    1/4 tsp. Allspice

    Pinch of salt

    3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

    1/3 cup brown sugar

    1/4 cup 1/2-inch dried pineapple pieces

    1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries

    2 TBSP. sliced almonds

    Layering Dry Mix:

    Combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and salt. Put mixture into a
    1-PINT jar. Pack down firmly. Layer rolled oats and brown sugar into jar, firmly
    packing down. Add dried fruits and almonds. Adjust cap. Attach Recipe/

    Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars

    1 jar of breakfast bar mix

    1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

    1 egg, lightly beaten

    1 tsp. Almond extract

    Preheat oven to 350. Line an 8-1/2x4-1/2x2-1/4-inch pan with foil and
    lightly grease (or spray). Remove almonds and dried fruit from jar; set aside. Put
    remaining ingredients from jar into a large bowl, stirring to remove any
    lumps. Add almonds, dried fruits, melted butter, egg and almond extract. Stir
    until evenly combined. The dough will be moist and crumbly. Press dough evenly
    into pan. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes. Cool. Lift foil and bars from pan.
    Remove foil. Cut into 2-inch square bars. Makes about 8 bars.

    ADD YOUR OWN CREATIVE TOUCH:

    Drizzle butterscotch topping, warm orange marmalade, or warm peanut butter
    over the top of the bars for a heartwarming snack as you sit around the
    fire-pit on cool evenings or as a nutritious after school snack.

    RECIPE FROM: Ball Idea Book-Fun to Make Layered Mixes.

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    Default Re: Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

    that recipe looks great, I want to try it, but how much butter? it has a ? mark. thanks Joan

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    Default Re: Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

    ditto on the butter question ..

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    Default Re: Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

    Also I see a ? on the cinnamon too.............Hmmm
    Tonia

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    Default Re: Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

    Yea! I found the recipe quickly online! I'm quite sure it's the same one!

    Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

    Ingredients
    3/4 cup flour
    ½ tsp. Cinnamon
    1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
    1/4 tsp. Allspice
    Pinch of salt
    3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
    1/3 cup brown sugar
    1/4 cup 1/2-inch dried pineapple pieces
    1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries
    2 TBSP. Sliced almonds

    Procedure
    Layering Dry Mix:
    Combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and salt. Put mixture into a 1-PINT jar. Pack down firmly. Layer rolled oats and brown sugar into jar, firmly packing down. Add dried fruits and almonds. Adjust cap. Attach Recipe.

    Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars
    1 jar of breakfast bar mix
    ½ cup butter or margarine, melted
    1 egg, lightly beaten
    1 tsp. Almond extract

    Preheat oven to 350.
    Line an 8-1/2×4-1/2×2-1/4-inch pan with foil and lightly grease (or spray).
    Remove almonds and dried fruit from jar; set aside.
    Put remaining ingredients from jar into a large bowl, stirring to remove any lumps. Add almonds, dried fruits, melted butter, egg and almond extract. Stir until evenly combined.
    The dough will be moist and crumbly.
    Press dough evenly into pan.
    Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.

    Cool. Lift foil and bars from pan. Remove foil. Cut into 2-inch square bars.
    Makes about 8 bars.

    ADD YOUR OWN CREATIVE TOUCH:
    Drizzle butterscotch topping, warm orange marmalade, or warm peanut butter over the top of the bars for a heartwarming snack.

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    Default Re: Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

    thank you so much, I will try them this week and let you know. Joan in NH

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