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Green Tomato Bars Recipe

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People will not believe how wonderful these bars are. They have a unique flavor which people will come back for more.—Sharon Pratt, Cuba City, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups finely chopped green tomatoes
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 194 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Drain tomatoes on paper towels for 10 minutes. In a saucepan, combine tomatoes, 1 cup of brown sugar and lemon juice. Simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat and stir in extract; set aside.
  2. In a bowl, cream the butter and remaining brown sugar. Add flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in oats and nuts. Press 2-1/2 cups on a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Spread tomato mixture over crust. Crumble remaining oat mixture on top. Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Green Tomato Bars in Country Woman July/August 1996, p38

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 194 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 143 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2011

My friend Jeannie made these and gave me some. They are GOOD! Next year when I have some green tomatoes I'll make it.

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