Yield: 16 bars
|1½ cup||Quaker Oats, uncooked (quick or old-fashioned)|
|1¼ cup||All-purpose flour|
|½ cup||Brown sugar, firmly packed|
|¾ cup||Margarine or butter; melted|
|1 cup||Fresh or frozen blueberries|
|⅓ cup||Raspberry preserves OR- strawberry preserves|
|1 teaspoon||All-purpose flour|
|½ teaspoon||Grated lemon peel (optional)|
Heat oven to 350 F. Combine oats, flour, brown sugar and margarine; mix until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup for topping; set aside. Press remaining oat mixture onto bottom of ungreased 8 or 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly. In medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients; mix gently.
Spread over crust. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture, patting gently. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely; cut into bars. Store tightly covered.
Nutrition Information (1 bar): * Calories 190 * Fat 9 g * Sodium 110 mg * Dietary Fiber 1 g
Source: Quaker Oats Favorite Cookies Copyright 1994, The Quaker Oats Company Reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias