Oatmeal Nut Bars

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  • Total: 35 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: 16 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
150 Calories
10g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 16 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 150
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 94mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 2g
Calcium 22mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Easy oatmeal bars with optional icing.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar (brown)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour (all-purpose, sifted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup oats (quick-cooking)
  • 1/2 cup pecans (chopped. or walnuts)

Steps to Make It

  1. Cream butter and sugars; blend in egg and vanilla.

  2. Stir in remaining ingredients.

  3. Spread batter in a greased and floured 8-inch square pan.

  4. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes.

  5. Sift powdered sugar over bars or top with a confectioners' sugar icing.

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