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Blackberry Breakfast Bars Recipe

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blackberry breakfast bar recipe
Try these blackberry breakfast bars for you next morning meal.

Made with juicy blackberries, healthy rolled oats and other delicious flavors, these will make anyone a morning person.

These do require some time to bake, so get up early, pop them in the oven and do your workout while these tasty breakfast treats are cooking.



Blackberry Breakfas Bars

These bars are not only an exceptional way to start the day, but they're also great for the fast break - a quick energy snack between all those daily activities.

Recipe Type

Recipe Type: Breakfast, Fruits, Snack, Vegetarian

Degree of Difficulty

moderate

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Fresh or frozen blackberries
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • 2 Tbs water
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup all purpose wheat flour
  • 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter melted

Directions

  1. For filling, using medium saucepan, combine blackberries, sugar, water, lemon juice and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
  2. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.
  3. Simmer, uncovered, for about 8 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. For crust, in a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, oats, brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and baking soda.
  6. Stir in melted butter or margarine until thoroughly combined.
  7. Set aside 1 cup of the oat mixture for topping.
  8. Press remaining oat mixture into an ungreased 9x9x2 inch pan.
  9. Bake at 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  10. Carefully spread filling on top of baked crust.
  11. Sprinkle remaining oat mixture lightly pressing into filling.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes until topping is set.
  13. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  14. Cut into 18 bars.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Nutrition Facts for Blackberry Breakfast Bars  Recipe

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 18
Serving Size 1.6oz
Calories 134.42
Total Fat 5.55gg
      Sat Fat 3.3g
Cholesterol 13.56mg
Sodium 100.43mg
Total Carbohydrates 20.37g
      Fiber 1.54g
      Sugar 11.18g
Protein 1.55g

Weight Watchers Points

Orig. WW Pts: 3
Points Plus: 4

Note:  The points plus values include the blackberries and lemon juice.  Without these items, the points are approximately 3 pts

Tips

You can substitute the blackberries with your favorite berry flavor.

Or make it a mixed berry bar by using 2 or more different types of berries.

Source


Source: Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission

Web Page: www.oregon-berries.com




For even more breakfast ideas like these blackberry breakfast bars, try making these granola bars for a quick breakfast, snack or dessert.

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