Fruit Bars

This healthy recipe calls for a number of fruits, so make sure you buy enough for the amount you want to make or your fruit bar will taste a bit plain.

fruit bars

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 20 mins

Total Time: 30 mins

Course: Desserts

Cuisine: Caribbean, Fusion

Servings: 18


  • 1 1/3 c rolled oats
  • 1 c chopped dates
  • 3/4 c enriched flour
  • 1/4 c wheat flour
  • 1/2 c unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c walnuts* or almonds or peanuts
  • 1/2 c chopped dried apricots sunsweet california sun dried
  • 1/4 c. coconut oil
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder* or 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg


  • In saucepan, melt butter and add the oil.Add dates and apricots. Stir then remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • In the mean time, combine dry ingredients.Beat the egg and vanilla together.
  • Add to the fruit mixture, then pour over the dry ingredients. Mix well.
  • Pour in a greased baking dish (9×13 inch pan). Bake in an oven for 20 min at 350 degrees F. Cool and cut. Serve cool.

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