Fruit Filled Oatmeal Bars
350*F 9x9 pan 30 minutes
1 cup all purpose flour
1 cup quick cooking rolled oats
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 t baking soda
1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened
in mixing bowl combine ingredients til resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1/2 cup or so of the mixture. Press remaining into ungreased pan. Spread with desired filling. Sprinkle the reserved crumbs over top.
This converts gluten free easily - just sub your favorite gluten free flour blend for the all-purpose flour! :)
filling – this can be a jar of jam (have some mango or raspberry jam sitting around – makes YUMMY filling!!), or:
for raisin filling:
medium saucepan combine:
1/2 cup water, 2 T sugar, 2 t cornstarch. Add 1 cup raisins. Cook and stir til thickened and bubbly.