What I Eat

Oatmeal Cherry Bars

Serves: 20

3 cups quick oats
1 cup whole-wheat flour
1 cup light brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
1 egg
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon almond extract
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
½ cup dried cherries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Stir in the wet ingredients. Separate the cherries if they are stuck together and stir into the batter. Press batter into a 9 x 13 pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. When cool, cut into 20 bars. Have with a glass of milk or a handful of nuts.


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