Fudgy Oatmeal Brownies (Bars)

3/4 Cup quick cooking oats
1/3 Cup toasted wheat germ
1/3 Cup non-fat dry milk
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 Cup chopped walnuts (optional)
4 egg whites
1/4 Cup packed of Splenda™  brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 Tablespoons of unsweetened applesauce

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix oats, wheat germ, dry milk, baking powder and nuts in a bowl. In separate bowl beat egg whites, brown sugar and vanilla until slightly thickened. Melt the chocolate chips and applesauce in a microwave until slightly melted, then stir and add while mixing slowly to egg mixture. Add oat mixture and stir. Spread batter into an 8" nonstick baking dish. Bake 20 to 30 min. or until edges firm. Cool before cutting.


Yields 12 


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