Fruit Preserve Bars

READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 20 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup butter
  • 1
    cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 12
    cups flour
  • 12
    teaspoon baking soda
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 12
    cups oats, uncooked
  • 1
    cup fruit preserves
  • 14
    cup almonds, Sliced, toasted
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream the butter and the brown sugar together.
  • Add the flour and the baking soda; mix well. Blend in extract.
  • Stir in oats.
  • Spread mixture in bottom of greased 13x9 inch pan.
  • Spread with preserves to within 1/2 inch of outer edge of pan.
  • Sprinkle with almonds.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 22 to 25 minutes.
  • Cool and cut into bars.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease 13x9 inch pan
  • Note 1: Experiment with different flavor combinations of extract, nuts and preserves.
  • Note 2: Oats can be old-fashioned or quick, but not instant.
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