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Currant Bars Recipe
|Low calorie margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Granulated fructose||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated lemon peel||1 Teaspoon (Finely Grated)|
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Currants||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sliced almonds||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1093 Calories from Fat 147
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26 g39.5%
Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg
Sodium 297 mg12.4%
Total Carbohydrates 190 g63.2%
Dietary Fiber 9 g35.8%
Sugars 25.2 g
Protein 31 g61.4%
Vitamin A 15.9% Vitamin C 36.3%
Calcium 21.9% Iron 53.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Scrape down bowl; then add fructose and beat for at least 1 minute.
Mixture should be creamy.
Beat in lemon peel and egg.
Beat in egg white.
Combine flour and baking powder in a bowl; stir to mix.
Add to creamed mixture, and beat until completely blended.
Lightly spray a 13 x 9 in. (33 x 23 cm) cookie sheet or pan with vegetable-oil spray.
Transfer cookie dough to pan.
Spread evenly over bottom of pan.
To ease spreading, dampen a knife in a glass of hot water.
Sprinkle surface of dough with currants and almonds; press them into the dough.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 12 to 13 minutes.
Remove pan from oven.
Sprinkle with aspartame sweetener.
Cut into 35 bars.
Cool in pan on a rack.
Remove bars from pan when cool.