Berry Streusel Bars


Berry Streusel Bars
1 1/2 c Quaker Oats, uncooked – (quick or old-fashioned)
1 1/4 c All-purpose flour
1/2 c Brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 c Margarine or butter; melted
1 c Fresh or frozen blueberries
1/3 c Raspberry preserves OR- strawberry preserves
1 ts All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Grated lemon peel (optional)

Heat oven to 350 F. Combine oats, flour, brown sugar and margarine; mix until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup for topping; set aside. Press remaining oat mixture onto bottom of ungreased 8 or 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly. In medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients; mix gently. Spread over crust. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture, patting gently. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely; cut into bars. Store tightly covered.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: