Good Morning Bars
Enjoy these oatmeal and jam bars with hot cup of coffee or tea in the morning...or afternoon.
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups quick cooking oatmeal
3/4 cup butter
2 cups apricot jam
- Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
- Mix together flour, baking powder, brown sugar, and quick cooking oatmeal in a medium bowl. Cut in 3/4 cup butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Pat two-thirds into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Spread apricot jam evenly on top. Sprinkle the top with the remaining crumb mixture. Bake for 45 minutes, or until crispy brown on top. Cool before cutting into bars.
Makes 24 bars.