Black Forest Oatmeal Bars
|Title:||Black Forest Oatmeal Bars|
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet real chocolate chips
1 cup (5 ounce) dried tart cherries, coarsely chopped
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 to 2 teaspoons Kirsch or apple juice
2 to 3 tablespoons water
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes). Add eggs and vanilla extract; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, baking soda and salt. Beat until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Stir in oats, chocolate chips and cherries by hand.
Spread dough evenly into ungreased 15 x 10-inch jellyroll pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.
Drizzle: Stir together confectioners' sugar and Kirsch in small bowl. Gradually stir in enough water for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle over bars. Cut into 48 bars.
Nutrition Facts (1 bar) Calories: 110;Fat: 5 g;Cholesterol: 15 mg;Sodium: 65 mg; Carbohydrates: 17 g;Dietary Fiber: 1 g;Protein: 1 g
WW Points: 3