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      Cranberry Pumpkin Bars & Apple Treats

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      Cranberry Pumpkin Bars


      Ingredients:



      • 1 cup packed light brown sugar

      • 4 Tbsp. reduced-calorie margarine, room temperature

      • 1 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)

      • 1 large egg

      • 1 large egg white

      • 1/3 cup buttermilk

      • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

      • 1 1/2 cups uncooked old fashioned oats

      • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice

      • 1/2 Tsp. baking soda

      • 1/2 Tsp. salt

      • 2/3 cup dried cranberries


      Heat oven
      to 350 degrees. Lightly coat a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking
      spray, then dust lightly with flour.


      In a large
      bowl, cream sugar and margarine with an electric mixer; beat in egg, egg white,
      pumpkin puree and buttermilk.


      In medium
      bowl, combine flour, oats, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt. Stir into
      pumpkin mixture just until moistened, then add cranberries and mix gently.


      Spread
      batter in pan and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until center springs back when
      gently pressed. Cool and cut into 18 bars.



      Peanut Butter and Apple Sandwiches


      Slice apple and spread 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and honey onto apple.



      Apple and Cheddar Melts


      Halve apples. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and melt. Top with toasted pumpkin seeds.

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