20 Reviews

It is a crowd pleaser!! But I thought it was a bit too sweet. Next time I think I will reduce the sugar to 1/2 cup. Good recipe!

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smsme_syd September 14, 2009

These are great! Highly recommended to anyone. I halved the recipe this time and it halved very well in a 9x9 (my 13x9 has disappeared on me) I used strawberry preserves on one side and apricot on the other (great recipe to have everyone add what they want to their "section" of the pan) Both are great! Next time I may try spreading a thin layer of peanut butter down before the preserves :) Thanks for a great, easy and cheap treat! And yes these do hold together well for transport. Will make again for sure.

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Nikoma March 10, 2009

Good, easy, inexpensive and quick to make. I might cut down on the sugar next time, it seemed a bit sweet. A classic!

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Kasha April 17, 2008

DBF makes a pan of these every week to eat for breakfast and for an after-dinner snack. I take one every once in a while, so I can verify that they are yummy. He changes up the preserves each week and, so far, apricot is my favorite. He will occasionally use sugar-free preserves. I don't like these variations because these preserves take on a slightly rubbery texture. I made these once to help out and i accidentally left out the baking soda (There are reasons I don't usually bake). They were significantly denser, but there was no adverse effect on the taste. DBF actually liked them better this way and now no longer adds the soda, although this makes the bars slightly more crumbly.

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ksduffster March 11, 2007

The first time I made these I was looking for an easy recipe using ingredients I had in the house because I thought I didn't have enough cookies for the holidays. These are so good and were such a big hit that I have been making them every year. I too found it hard to spread the preserves without disturbing the bottom layer so I just add more, just enough to cover the bottom and it works every time.

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phyllis `. December 20, 2014

Fab-u-lous!! Thanks for posting!

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ChefLizD May 03, 2010

wonderful!

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jldickison October 05, 2009

Very good and very easy to prepare. Used seedless raspberry jelly...so good!!

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55tbird April 05, 2009

For ease of making I give 5 stars. They are in the oven right now, will update once I've tasted.

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JEM in Utah March 19, 2009

these were super easy to make, i loved them! I used strawberry preserves and they were just like something I'd buy at the store, only with far fewer ingredients that I can't pronounce!

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shemarienp January 03, 2009
oatmeal jumble bars