Glazed oatmeal-spice blondies

Yield: 30 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Quick-cooking oats, uncooked
1 cup All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Ground ginger
1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon Baking soda
⅛ teaspoon Ground cloves
¾ cup Firmly packed brown sugar
¾ cup Pitted dates
½ cup Boiling water
¼ cup Margarine
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
2 Egg whites
1 Egg
Vegetable cooking spray
1 cup Sifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Water

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well, and set aside.

Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add brown sugar and dates, and process until dates are finely chopped. Add boiling water and margarine, and process until smooth. Add vanilla, egg whites, and egg, and process until well blended. Add date mixture to oat mixture; stir well.

Pour batter into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 375 degrees for 18 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes.

Combine powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons water; stir well. Spread evenly over bars; let cool completely. Yield: 2-½ dozen (serving size: 1 [2 x 1-¾-inch] bar).

Per serving: 97 Calories; 2g Fat (18% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate; 6mg Cholesterol; 47mg Sodium Recipe by: Cooking Light, Jul/Aug 1994, page 139 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #405 by igor@... on Jan 28, 1997.

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