These tasty treats contain our whole grain roasted ranch oats. They are easy peasy to make and flexible! Add your favorite dried fruit or chocolate chips (like i did)! They make the perfect addition to a lunch box or after school snack.
1 cup raisins or other dried fruit
¾ cup water
1 cup Cream of the West Roasted Ranch Oats
1 cup flour
1/3 cup shortening
1 tsp cinnamon
¾ tsp soda
¼ tsp cloves
½ cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
¼ tsp nutmeg
½ cup chopped nuts (optional)
Combine raisins and water, simmer 10 minutes, remove from heat. Stir in Roasted Ranch Oats.
Add remaining ingredients and beat on medium speed for 1 minute. Spread evenly in a greased 9 x 13” pan. Bake at 350° for 20 – 25 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in the center.
High altitude: (5000 ft.+) decrease soda to ½ tsp and bake at 375°.