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Carrot Cake Chewy Oatmeal Bars

A new spin on an old tradition, these moist, delicious Carrot Cake Chewy Oatmeal Bars start with Duncan Hines Carrot Cake Mix and transforms into an ingredient-rich treat packed with oatmeal, coconut, carrots and raisins. Different. Decadent. Dare you!

April 8th, 2012

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
1 minutes
  • 1 box Duncan Hines® carrot cake mix
  • 1 Cup hot tap water (for hydrating carrots and raisins)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 Cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 Cups light corn syrup
  • 2/3 Cups butter
  • 2 Cups quick cooking oatmeal
  • 1/2 Cups coconut (optional)
  • 1/2 Cups nuts (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350°

  2. Add carrots and raisins to hot tap water. Allow to hydrate for a minimum of 5 minutes. Drain and squeeze out excess water.

  3. In small sauce pan, melt brown sugar, corn syrup and butter on medium. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

  4. To a mixing bowl add the cake mix, drained carrots and raisins, coconut, nuts, oatmeal and egg. Mix by hand until blended.

  5. Pour in the melted brown sugar, butter mixture and stir until well mixed.

  6. Spread evenly into a 9x13 inch, lightly greased baking pan.

  7. Bake for 30-35mins.

  8. Remove from oven and immediately press down on surface of hot cooked bars with spatula.

  9. Cool and refrigerate before cutting.

Carrot Cake Chewy Oatmeal Bars

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