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Raspberry Almond Oatmeal Bars

 Tangy raspberry jam combined with toasty oats and almonds…what could be better?
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: cookies, desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bar cookies, oatmeel bars, raspberries
Servings: 12
Calories: 228kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 ⁄3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup raspberry preserves

Instructions

  • Lightly spray a 7 x 11-inch baking pan with cooking
  • spray.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Place oats, flour, brown sugar, baking soda and salt in a medium
  • bowl and stir to blend.
  • Add almond extract and butter, cut butter into dry ingredients until the mixture
  • is evenly moist and crumbly. Remove ½ cup of the mixture. Stir chopped
  • nuts into one of the half cups of the crumb mixture and reserve for
  • topping.
  • Press the oatmeal mixture without the nuts evenly into the
  • prepared baking pan. Spread the raspberry preserves over the top.
  • Sprinkle with the reserved oat/nut mixture. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes,
  • or until golden.
  • Let cool completely in the baking pan set on a wire
  • rack. Cut into bars.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg