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Carrot Cake Breakfast Bars

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 15

Start the morning off right with hearty breakfast cookie bars brimming with apples, raisins, oats and carrots. They’re a perfect on-the-go snack as well! ...MORE+ LESS-

Stephanie Chavez
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1
package Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1 3/4
cups quick-cooking oats
1/2
cup raisins
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4
cup chopped carrots (1 medium)
2
cups chopped Honey Crisp apples (about 2 1/2 medium)
2
eggs

Steps

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  • 1
    Let 1 package Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies stand at room temperature until needed.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 375° F. Spray 1/4-size sheet pan (9 1/2 x 13 x 1-inch) or 13 x 9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 3
    Break up cookie dough into large bowl. Add 1 3/4 cups quick-cooking oats, 1/2 cup raisins and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon; mix until well blended.
  • 4
    In food processor, pulse 3/4 cup chopped carrots for 15 seconds. Add 2 cups chopped Honey Crisp apples; pulse 15 seconds.
  • 5
    To cookie dough mixture, add carrots, apples and 2 eggs; stir together until well mixed. Pour batter into pan.
  • 6
    Bake 30 minutes. Cool at least 10 minutes. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 3 rows.

Expert Tips

  • To make a cream cheese icing, beat 1 1/2 oz cream cheese, 4 teaspoons cold milk and 3/4 cup powdered sugar until smooth.
  • Use a cheese grater if you don’t have a food processor. If you use a cheese grater, you don’t have to chop the apples or carrots first.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
5g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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