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Blueberry Spelt Oat Bars

This healthy, home-baked snack travels well and would be a welcome treat in a lunch box!

April 8th, 2012

Recipe by Laura Keough, Sweet Potato Chronicles

Servings
10
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 Cup rolled oats
  • 1 Cup spelt flour
  • 1/3 Cups packed natural brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Cups sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 Cups dried blueberries
  • 1/2 Cups sunflower oil
  • 5 tablespoons orange juice, divided
  • 1-1/2 Cups blueberry fruit preserve
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 325°F and grease a 8x8 inch baking pan. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, combine oats, flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, sunflower seeds and blueberries.

  3. Add oil and 3 tablespoons of the orange juice. Mix well. Save a 1/2 cup of the mixture and press the rest of the oats into the prepared baking pan.

  4. In a bowl, mix the blueberry preserves with the last two tablespoons of orange juice. Spread preserve mixture over the oats then sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of oats.

  5. Bake in the oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Allow to cool completely before cutting into bars. Makes about 10 bars.

Blueberry Spelt Oat Bars
Photography by Maya Visnyei

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