Basic Fruit Bar Mix

Course : Bars
Serves: 1
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4 cups all purpose white flour or
2 cups white and 2 cups whole wheat flour
2 cups solid shortening -- preferable butter flavor crisco
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar -- firmly packed
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation / Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix with pastry blender until crumbly and well blended. Store in container with tight-fitting lid. Makes 9 cups Fruit Bar Mix, sufficient for 2 batches of any of the fruit bar recipes. Variation: If you prefer Fruit bars with a rolled oats crumb base, add 1 cup of uncooked, old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats when preparing any of the recipes.


Nutritional Information:

1319 Calories (kcal); 0g Total Fat; (0% calories from fat); 0g Protein; 341g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 2383mg Sodium

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