Jam Bars

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by startnover

These are so good. Fast and easy too. They are very versatile, any jam will work but our personal favorite is raspberry.

Top Review by MuddyMommaPottery

YUM and they couldn't be easier! i made these as written using the 11x17" pan. i was worried they'd be too thin but they were great! if you like a thicker bar they'd definitely work in a 9x13 too. i used probably 3/4 of the crumb mixture on the base to get good coverage and there was still plenty for the topping. also only used 1C of jam as i was using homemade that hadn't set as firm as i'd liked, i was worried it'd make the bars gooey but it turned out fine and next time i'll use the full 2C. i baked them for 5min longer as my oven is notorious for under cooking things but next time i may not cook them quite as much as they were almost crunchy, but i have no doubt that was my hated oven's fault. thank for a great, quick recipe that i'll definitely make often!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Stir in oats and sugar.
  3. Cut in margarine until crumbly.
  4. Pat 2/3 of crumbs in a 11 by 17 inch pan.
  5. Spread with jam and top with remaining crumbs.
  6. Bake at 375° for about 45 minutes (or until light brown around edges).
  7. Cool and cut into bars.

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