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Fruit Filled Bran Squares
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Fruit Filled Bran Squares

Providing fiber and filled with fruit, these are some of the best fruit-bran squares we've ever tasted. They're a perfect tea-time treat.

Prep Time (min): 25
Total Time (min): 110
Servings 24


  • 1 cup chopped dates or figs
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Original cereal
  • OR
  • 1 cup Kellogg's® All-Bran® Bran Buds® cereal
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup sour milk or buttermilk


1. Combine dates, the 1/2 cup brown sugar, water and orange juice. Mix well. Set aside.

2. In medium mixing bowl, beat shortening and the 3/4 cup sugar thoroughly. Add egg. Beat well. Stir in KELLOGG'S® ALL-BRAN® cereal.

3. Stir together flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Add to cereal mixture alternately with milk. Spread one-half the dough evenly in 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Drop filling by teaspoon on top of dough and spread evenly. Cover filling with remaining dough, spreading carefully.

4. Bake at 400°F about 25 minutes or until top crust is lightly browned. Cool completely in pan. Cut into squares to serve.

Yield: 24 squares


To make sour milk, measure 1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice in lqiuid measuring cup and add milk to measure 3/4 cup.