Apple Granola Bars
1/2 cup brown sugar; packed
1/4 cup butter or margarine; softened
1/3 cup applesauce
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup granola
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice; or to taste
1/2 cup dried apples; finely chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees; coat an 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
In a large bowl, combine brown sugar and margarine; beat well. Add applesauce and egg; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour, granola, baking soda and allspice; blend well. Stir in apples. Spread batter in prepared pan.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely; cut into bars.