Oatmeal Raspberry-Jam Bars

Real Simple
Makes 2 dozen


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1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1 1/2 cups quick oats, such as Quaker
2 tablespoons lemon zest
1 1/2 cups raspberry jam


Heat oven to 350° F. Place the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and butter in the bowl of a food processor and pulse several times until the ingredients are combined and a crumbly dough is formed. Add the oats and lemon zest. Pulse quickly twice to combine. Press 2/3 of the dough firmly into a greased 9-by-13-inch pan. Spread the jam evenly over the crust. Sprinkle the remaining dough over the jam, gently pressing down. Bake until golden brown. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Cut into 24 bars. Store in airtight containers

Created date

April 2005

Nutritional Information

Calcium 15 mg
Calories 191
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Carbohydrate 33 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Fat 6 g
Fiber 1 g
Iron 1 mg
Protein 2 mg
Satfat 4 g
Sodium 128 mg