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PB Berry Bars
Makes 16 servings
|2||cups instant unflavored oatmeal (about 5 packets)|
|1/2||cup sugar-free reduced-fat peanut butter|
|1/2||cup semisweet mini chocolate chips, divided|
|1/4||cup packed brown sugar|
|1/4||cup canola oil, divided|
|1||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|3/4||cup finely chopped strawberries|
- Place 12-inch skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add oatmeal; cook and stir 6 minutes or until lightly brown and fragrant. Remove from skillet and set aside.
- Mix peanut butter, 5 tablespoons chocolate chips, 2-1/2 tablespoons oil, sugar and cinnamon in skillet. Heat and stir until well blended and thoroughly melted. Remove from heat; add oats and stir until well blended. Spoon into 9X9X2-inch baking pan and using rubber spatula, press down firmly to make crust. Place in freezer 15 minutes to cool quickly. Sprinkle strawberries evenly over all.
- Place small saucepan over low heat and add remaining chocolate chips and oil; cook and stir until completely melted. Drizzle melted chocolate over strawberries. Cover with foil and freeze at least 2 hours.
- To serve, let stand 10 minutes at room temperature before cutting into squares. Store remaining pieces in freezer.
|Serving Size:||2-1/4x2-1/4-inch square serving|
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
|Total Fat||9 g|
|Calories from Fat||53 %|
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