Chunky Chocolate Jam Bars recipe – 185 calories

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This is a recipe from Kraft Foods. These bars have a very nice and chewy texture, and they’re so sweet and delicious! I think the raspberry jam & chocolate combination is magic, but you can also try making them with strawberry or apricot jam.

Chunky Chocolate Jam Bars recipe – 185 calories

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 (12 ounce) jar raspberry jam
5 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup pecans, chopped, toasted
1/2 cup coconut
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup butter, softened


Preparation:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Line a 13×9 inch pan with aluminum foil; spray the foil with non-stick cooking spray.
3. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and brown sugar.
4. Using 2 knives or a pastry blender, cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
5. Add the pecans, coconut and oats, mixing well.
6. Firmly press half of the crumb mixture onto the bottom of the pan.
7. Sprinkle with the chopped chocolate.
8. Spoon the jam over the top, then sprinkle with the remaining crumb mixture.
9. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes (or until lightly browned).
10. Lift from the pan using the foil; let cool completely on wire racks.
11. Cut into bars and serve.

Servings: 32 bars

Nutritional information for one bar:
Calories: 185
Calories from fat: 85
Total fat: 9.5g
Cholesterol: 15mg
Total carbs: 24.8g
Dietary fiber: 1.3g
Protein: 1.8g
WW points: 4

Photo credit: Redsie

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19 Comments

  1. Those sound tasty! You wouldn’t happen to have any info. on the sodium content per serving, would you?

  2. Awesome recipe! It looks sooo delicious and healthy. I really like that cholesterol level is really low. Thanks for sharing

  3. One serving has approximately 59mg sodium.
    From now on, I’ll try to post the sodium content on every recipe!

  4. Wow! Sounds great and looks delicious! I cant blv a diet recipe could be so mouthwatering!

  5. i saw this on kraft foods the other day and was about to try it. looks yummy

  6. Wow, these look so very yummy! This is a great morning snack, I am going to have to try these!

  7. Now, those are right up my alley! I’d whip on an apron and bake for a change to get some of those! :)

  8. wow, your recipes are great c: i would love to feature these recipes one of these days on my mommy blog c: thanx for sharing c:

  9. thanks for sharing healthy recipes. i want to try this one coz it looks so yummy. :)

  10. This looks so good! I’m glad that all the ingredients are in my kitchen. I don’t have to make a trip to the grocery store. I can immediately make these for breakfast! Thanks for sharing this. :)

  11. These look amazing!

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