Christmas Fruit Bars

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 885


1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon ground
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cloves ground
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg ground
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup honey
1 egg large
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups raisins or chopped dried fruit or a combination
1 cup walnuts chopped or pecans
Lemon Drizzle (see below)


Heat oven to 375°. Grease a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch jelly roll pan set aside.

In a medium bowl, stir flour, cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, nutmeg, and salt set aside.

In a large bowl, stir oil, brown sugar, sugar, honey, egg, and vanilla until well blended. Stir in flour mixture until moistened. Stir in fruit and nuts until well mixed. With lightly floured fingers, pat dough evenly in prepared pan.

Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown and a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool slightly on a wire rack while still warm, cut into bars with a sharp knife. When cool, glaze top with Lemon Drizzle.

Store loosely covered.

If making ahead, store without drizzle. Cover tightly with foil up to 2 days. One to two hours before serving, glaze with drizzle.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 885
Calories from Fat: 405

This Christmas Fruit Bars recipe is from the Cookie Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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