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Prunecoconut Bars

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Servings: 16
Categories: Cookies / Desserts / Diabetic

2  c  Chopped pitted prunes
1  tb  Grated orange rind
1/2  c  Water
1  c  Rolled oats
1  c  Whole wheat flour
1/3  c  Wheat germ
1/2  c  Coconut, flaked or shredded
1/2  c  Vegetable oil

Cook the prunes, orange rind, and water in a saucepan until the mixture is soft and smooth. Meanwhile, combine the oats, flour, wheat germ, coconut and oil in a bowl. Stir to blend. Bress half the mixture in the bottom of an 8 inch square baking pan. Pour the prune mixture on top and spread evenly. Top with the remaining oat mixture and press evenly over the top. Bake in 350 F oven for about 30 minutes or until the topping is lightly browned. Cool in the pan before cutting into bars. 1/16 recipe - 141 calories, 1 bread, 1 1/2 fat exchange 16 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams protein, 8 grams fat 17 mg sodium, 145 mg potassium, 0 cholesterol Source: Am. Diabetes Assoc. Holiday Cookbook by Betty Wedman 1986 Shared but not tested by Elizabeth Rodier, Nov 93

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