Date Raisin Bars

This sweet and spicy snack cake, scented with cinnamon and studded with raisins and dates, is stored as individually wrapped servings, making it the perfect grab-and-go snack. A nutritious nibble for the whole family.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Servings: 12

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins

Directions:

1. Stir together flour, sugar, soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl, combine KELLOGG'S ALL-BRAN cereal and buttermilk. Let stand 3 minutes or until cereal softens. Add eggs and oil. Beat well. Add dates and raisins. Stir in flour mixture, mixing only until combined. Spread batter evenly in 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan coated with cooking spray.

3. Bake at 375° F about 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool. Cut into 12 bars. Wrap individually in plastic wrap to store.

Yield: 12 bars