Friday, October 15, 2010

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Craisin Bars

These cookie bars taste great and are easy to make too.  They are great for bake sales or just for after school treat!

2 sticks of soybutter softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 tbs water 
4 tbs canola oil 
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
3 tsp baking powder 
2 tbs wheat germ
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups oats
1 cup craisins
1 cup chocolate chips

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  In a large bowl cream together the soybutter and sugars with a mixer.  Add the water, oil and vanilla and beat well.  Mix together the dry ingredients of flour, baking powder, wheat germ, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a separate bowl.  Add this to the wet ingredients and mix well.  Stir in oats, craisins, and chocolate chips.  

Form dough and spread into greased 9 x 11 baking pan.  Bake for 25 – 30 minutes until golden brown.  Cool and cut into squares.  Store in an airtight container.  

Makes about 2 doz. bars.


  1. The ingredient list calls for 3 tsp of baking powder, but it doesn't appear in the directions!

  2. Thanks for the finding the mistake. I am a mom of 3 running on little sleep and I try my best to edit myself I fixed the recipe so it reads correctly. You should put the baking powder in with the other dry ingredients.