Rhubarb bars

Yield: 24 bars

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Oats
1½ cup Flour
1 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup Shortening
½ teaspoon Baking Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
½ cup Nuts, chopped (optional)
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
½ teaspoon Cornstarch
¼ cup Water, cold
3 cups Rhubarb, chopped
½ cup Pineapple, canned, crushed drained
1½ cup Sugar

Combine oats, flour, brown sugar, shortening, baking soda, salt and nuts (if desired). Reserve ⅓ of this mixture. Press remaining mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 pan to form crust.

Stir together cornstarch and cold water. Add rhubarb, pineapple and sugar. Cook until thick. Spread rhubarb filling evenly over oat crust. Sprinkle reserved oat mixture over top.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

Source: Betty Brandt

Submitted By JILL PETERSEN On 09-27-95

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