Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

This is a very old recipe that I found in my grandmother's recipe box. These are fabulous! :-) I like them best with strawberry preserves, but you can try them with others. Just make sure you use PRESERVES!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
  2. Stir in oats and brown sugar.
  3. Cut butter into this mixture until crumbly; pat 2/3 of crumbs in an 11x7x1 1/2 inch baking dish; spread with preserves; top with remaining crumb mixture.
  4. Bake at 375°F for 35 minutes.
  5. Cool.
  6. Cut into small squares (makes approximately 2 1/2 dozen).


Most Helpful

delicious! I didn't have enough oats so I used 1 1/4 c oats and 1/4 unsweetened dessicated coconut...and homemade jam.

Ranikabani November 15, 2003

A fast, satisfying dessert that satisfied my sweet tooth. Mine turned out more like a cobbler...the bars only slightly firmed up...but it was still tasty. Thanks for the recipe! -FireRaven

FireRaven October 11, 2004

My family and I really enjoy these. I didn't have any preserves so I cooked up rhubarb, strawberries and raspberries plus sugar and it worked real well. Thank you

Hidee July 07, 2004

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