Streusel Fruit Bars

Streusel Fruit Bars

Streusel Fruit Bars

The Streusel Fruit Bars has a variety of fruits that makes a moist and flavorful bar.

Streusel Fruit Bars Recipe

Streusel Fruit Bar

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

¾ cup margarine or butter, softened

1 ½ cup Pillsbury’s Best Whole Wheat Flour

1 ½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats

6 oz. pkg. mixed dried fruit bits

2/3 cup orange juice

1 cup chopped ripe bananas

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp. ginger

1/8 tsp. nutmeg


Heat oven to 400 F.  Grease 13×9 inch pan.  In large bowl, beat brown sugar and margarine until light and fluffy.  Add flour and oats to sugar-margarine mixture; mix at low speed until crumbly.  Reserve 1 cup for topping; press remaining crumb mixture in bottom of prepared pan.

In medium saucepan, combine fruit bits and orange juice; bring to boil.  Remove from heat.  Stir in bananas and spices.  Spread evenly over base.  Sprinkle with reserved 1 cup crumb mixture.

Beat at 400 F. for 18 to 28 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool completely.  Cut into bars.  Store in refrigerator.         36 bars


(Recipe for the Streusel Fruit Bars was in Pillsbury Classic Cookbooks.)

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