Chocolate Chip Pear Bars

Makes 24 Bars

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (15 ounces) Bartlett pears, drained and diced
  • 1-1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup (6 ounce package) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • METHOD

    In large bowl beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs. Add vanilla, soda and salt; mix well. Beat in pears and flour. Stir in oats and chocolate chips until well blended. Spread evenly in lightly greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake in 350°F oven 25 to 30 minutes or until done. Cool. Cut into 24 bars.

    NUTRITION (Per Serving)
    Calories: 173
    Carbohydrate: 27g
    Fiber: 1g
    Protein: 3g
    Fat: 7g
    Sodium: 28mg
    Cholesterol: 100mg