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Healthified Raspberry Bars

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38% fewer calories • 45% less fats • 50% less sat fat than the original recipe. Lock in sweet fruit flavor in bars dramatically reduced in fat and calories.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

3/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg white
3/4
cup Cascadian Farm® organic raspberry fruit spread
1/2
cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square pan with foil. In large bowl, mix flours, sugar, butter and egg white with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly.
  • 2 Reserve 1/2 cup crumb mixture for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture firmly in bottom of pan. Spread fruit spread to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle reserved 1/2 cup crumb mixture over top; sprinkle with walnuts.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 80
  • Fat Reduced By 5g
  • Saturated Fat Reduced By 2 1/2g
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar 3/4 cup Gold Medal® whole wheat flour
1 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar
1 egg 1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup chopped walnuts 1 egg white
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
210 (before)
130 (after)
Saturated Fat
 
 
5 g (before)
2 1/2 g (after)
Total Fat
 
 
11 g (before)
6 g (after)

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Any flavor fruit spread or preserves can be substituted for the raspberry - try apricot or strawberry for a change.

Serve these pretty bars on black or dark plate for a little visual drama. Or, need a gift? Package them in a decorative box and include the recipe.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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