Yield: 6 Servings
|1 cup||Fruit;Dried, Pitted Cut Fine|
|1 tablespoon||Lemon Juice|
|1 tablespoon||Lemon Rind; Grated|
|1 cup||Flour; Unbleached, Sifted|
|1 cup||Brown Sugar; Lightly Packed|
|8 tablespoons||Butter Or Margarine|
|1½ cup||Oats; Quick|
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cook fruit, sugar, and water until thick. Cool. Mix flour, brown sugar, and salt. Cut in shorteninguntil mixture resembles meal. (at least 1 minute in a food processor). Add oatmeal and mix well. Add milk and blend. Pack half the dough into greased 8-inch square pan. Spread fruit mixture on top. Spread remaining flour mixture over fruit. Bake 40 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.
Makes about 2 dozen 1 X 2-inch bars.