Makes 3-1/2 Dozen Bars
1 cup Butter Flavor CRISCO
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup juice apple
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 -1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
4 cups quick oats (not instant or old fashioned)
2 cups peeled, diced apples
1/2 cup raisins (optional)
Heat oven to 350°. Grease 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 1-inch pan with Butter Flavor Crisco.
Combine Butter Flavor Crisco, brown sugar and granulated sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in eggs, apple juice and vanilla.
Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg. Mix into creamed mixture at low speed until blended. Stir in oats, apples, and raisins with spoon. Spread in pan.
Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes, or until browned and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack. Cut into 2-1/2 x 1-1/2-inch bars.