3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 (8-ounce) container vanilla or plain low-fat yogurt
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons skim milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
3 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup diced dried mixed fruit, raisins, or dried cranberries
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
In large bowl, combine sugars, yogurt, egg whites, oil, milk, and vanilla extract; mix well.
In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; mix well. Add to yogurt mixture; mix well. Stir in oats and fruit.
Spread dough onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
Bake for 28 to 32 minutes or until light golden brown.
Cool completely on wire rack.
Cut into bars.
Store tightly covered.
Yield: 2 dozen bars
Each bar contains .5g oat soluble fiber.
Reprinted with permission from Quaker Oats.