Zucchini Bars

Bars and Squares
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cups shreds of wheat brain cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups all -purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Combine sugar, butter, and oil in a large mixing bowl; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs, water, vanilla, and nutmeg; mix well.

Combine cereal, flour, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with zucchini. Stir in raisins and coconut. Spread in a greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Bake at 360° for 40 minutes. Cool; cut into 3x 1 1/2 inch bars.

Yield: abut 2 dozen.


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