Oatmeal Raisin Bars

  • Yield: 24 (2 x 1.5 inch) servings
  • Cook: 30 minutes


1 1/2cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1/4cup non-fat dry milk powder
1cup all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon baking powder
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2teaspoon salt
1cup raisins
1/4cup water
1/3cup canola oil
1/3cup molasses or honey
1cup sliced carrot (medium in size)
1/2cup brown sugar
1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease 9 x 13 inch baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. In large bowl, combine oats, milk powder, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and raisins. Stir until evenly mixed. Make well in center of mixture.
  3. In a blender, combine water, oil, molasses and carrot; process until carrot is finely chopped. Add brown sugar and egg; process 30 seconds.
  4. Pour blender mixture into dry ingredients. Stir until dry ingredients are well moistened.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan. Spread with rubber spatula to make an even layer. Bake 30 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Place on wire rack and cool 30 minutes before cutting.