4 cups old-fashioned oats ( I also have used instant)
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoon salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup raisins
I was looking for a bar that was easy to transport,healthy and still tasted good.The kids love these,they are great to take to the park,on a picnic or hiking in the woods.I usually have them on hand for an after-school treat.
1In a mixing bowl,cream butter and sugars.Add eggs,one at a time,beating well after each.Beat in vanilla and water.Combine oats,flour and salt;gradually add to the creamed mixture.Stir in chocolate chips,coconut and raisins.
2Press into a greased 15-in.×10-in.×1-in. baking pan.Bake at 350 degrees F. for 22-27 minutes or until golden brown.Cool on a wire rack.Cut into bars.
3I found more great recipes on.www.havefunbaking.com
and also on: www.lovetobakeandcook.blogspot.com
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