Use 100% bran flakes, not bran-type cereals,for best results.
Recipe: Apple Bran Bars
2/3 cup vegetable shortening
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1/3 cup molasses
1/3 cup milk
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup bran flakes
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped Golden Delicious apples
1/2 cup walnuts
Cream Cheese Frosting (optional; recipe below)
Makes 24 Bars.
Cream Cheese Frosting: In large bowl with electric mixer, beat together1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese and 1/4 cup softened butteror margarine. Add 1 teaspoon grated orange peel and 1/2 teaspoonvanilla extract. Beat in 2 cups confectioners’ (powdered) sugaruntil smooth.
Per Serving: Protein: 2g; Fat: 11g; Carbohydrate:26g; Fiber: 1g; Sodium: 152mg; Cholesterol: 18mg; Calories: 205.
Recipe provided courtesy of WashingtonApple Commission.
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