Lemon Bar with Crumbly Oatmeal Topping

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This is such a quick and easy recipe for Oatmeal Lemon Crème Bars that they will become a go to snack or dessert for you. Try them soon. They include oats and lemon, two wonderfully nutritious foods that you can be happy to feed your family often. They could be made by the aspiring baker in your house with just a bit of oversight in the oven portion of the recipe.

Oats are a tremendously good for you food. Oats have been studied for decades and demonstrated to have a positive impact on cholesterol levels. Just one bowl of oatmeal each day, over a short period of time, can lower cholesterol levels as much as 23 percent. Oats also contain unique antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that make it a great choice for anyone, but especially if you have a heart disease history. Oats also help lower blood sugar levels that could lead to Type 2 Diabetes. Oats are also chock full of vitamins such as B1 as well as phosphorus, manganese, and molybdenum. One great way to increase the oats you and your family eat is to grind them up fine and add them to anything you bake. Just substitute one-half cup of ground oats for every two cups of flour you use. You can also use oats as a thickening agent for stews instead of plain flour or cornstarch. Sprinkle oats on your yogurt, or mix oats and yogurt together with plenty of fruits like blueberries or raspberries then leave it in the fridge overnight. The next morning you will have a great breakfast, a sort of fast food muesli. This recipe incorporate oats with lemon, a great combination. The mellow flavor of the oats smoothes the tanginess and tartness of the lemon. Try them soon.Find out how to make this recipe and many others at the website, Belle of the Kitchen.

Nutrition Facts for: Oatmeal Lemon Creme Bars From Belle of the Kitchen
Ingredients: Butter, dark brown sugar, all purpose flour, salt, baking powder, sweetened condensed milk, lemon zest, lemon juice, lemon extract.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 172, Calories from Fat 23, Total Fat 2.6g 4%, Saturated Fat 1.4g 7%, Cholesterol 8mg 3%, Sodium 35mg 1%, Potassium 166mg 5%, Carbohydrates 34.0g 11%, Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%, Sugars 22.4g, Protein 3.7g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 10%, Iron 4%

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