Festive dessert squares with an oat shortbreadcrust and nut-crumble topping enrobing a lusciously spiced andbourbon-spiked sweet potato filling.
Recipe: Spirited SouthernSweet Potato Bars
2 cups Quaker® Oats (quick or oldfashioned, uncooked)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups mashed cooked sweet potato or canned pumpkin
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons bourbon or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract (optional)
1 cup chopped pecans
Makes 32 bars.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1bar): Calories 160, Calories From Fat 80, Total Fat 9g, SaturatedFat 4g, Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 65mg, Total Carbohydrates 18g,Dietary Fiber 1g, Protein 2g, Total Sugars 9g.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof The Quaker Oats Company.
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