Use up Those Green Tomatoes Bars

READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain tomatoes on paper towels for 10 minutes.
  • In a saucepan, add drained tomatoes, 1 cup of the brown sugar, and the fresh lemon juice; simmer,uncovered, for 20-25 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon flavor extract and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and remaining 1 cup brown sugar.
  • Add flour, baking soda, and salt and mix well.
  • Stir in the oats and nuts.
  • Measure out 2 1/2 cups of this dry mixture and press it into the bottom of a greased 9x13" baking pan.
  • Spread the slighly cooled tomato mixture on top.
  • Crumble the remaining dry mixture over the top, like a crumb topping.
  • Bake at 375 F for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Let cool completely, then cut into 24 bars to serve.
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