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Blueberry Oatmeal Squares

Note: You can use raisins instead of blueberries to make cinnamon-raisin oatmeal squares.

Prep and cook time: 25 minutes

What you need:

  • 1-1/2 cups quick oats
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 3 tablespoons apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
Equipment and supplies:
  • Large mixing bowl
  • 8x8-inch baking pan
  • Measuring cups and spoons

What to do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C).
  2. Coat baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. Place all of the ingredients into a large bowl and mix until just combined.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Allow to cool for 5 minutes and cut into squares.

Serves: 9

Serving size: 1 square

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

120 calories
5g protein
1.5g fat
0g sat. fat
23g carbohydrate
2g fiber
25mg cholesterol
95mg sodium
9g sugars

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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