Old-Fashioned Breakfast Bars in a Jar

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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 8-1/2×4-1/2×2-1/4-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 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.

    • #418618

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

    • #418642

      ditto on the butter question ..

    • #418645

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

    • #418664

      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.

    • #418677

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

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