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Oatmeal Raspberry-Jam Bars

Oatmeal Raspberry-Jam Bars
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Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Cut into 24 bars. Store in airtight containers
By May, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 191Calories From Fat 28%
  • Calcium 15mg
  • Carbohydrate 33g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Fat 6g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Protein 2mg
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Sodium 128mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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Add citrus zest to plain yogurt for a low-cal flavor boost.

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