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Oatmeal Jam Squares

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars
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"A layered treat, with the sweet taste of fruit combined with the crunch and wholesomeness of the oat mixture."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 410
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x13-inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar until smooth. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the walnuts. Set aside 2 cups of the mixture. Press remaining mixture evenly into the bottom of the prepared pan. Spread preserves over the base and crumble the reserved oat mixture over the top.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes until golden. Cool before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 410 calories; 19.6 55.5 4.7 41 200 Full nutrition

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I have made this recipe twice in one weekend. It is very good. Here are some tips. Use the 9 X 13 pan but you will need to reserve only about 3/4 C of crumb mixture- otherwise there won't be ...

Most helpful critical review

This came out WAY to crumbly and would not stay in squares. I basically served it like it was a cobbler or a crisp. The taste is ok but not the greatest, will not make again.

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I have made this recipe twice in one weekend. It is very good. Here are some tips. Use the 9 X 13 pan but you will need to reserve only about 3/4 C of crumb mixture- otherwise there won't be ...

These are a delicious healthy snack..... I used all applesauce in place of the butter. It makes a soft bottom crust, then i mixed 1 - 1 1/2 cups more oats into the remainder of the mix, to mak...

We really like these. We were looking for a healthy treat, though, so I substituted 1/2 cup applesauce for 1/2 cup of the butter. It added a really good flavor, reduced the fat, and I think hel...

Yum! A little on the sweet side so it may benefit from a little less sugar and I found that I needed a whole cup of preserves rather than 3/4 cup. On the whole a very tasty recipe!

I tried this recipe for the first time last weekend. I used a jar of homemade peach jam (given to us by my husband's grandma). I don't know why but as I was making it - I just didn't have high...

This came out WAY to crumbly and would not stay in squares. I basically served it like it was a cobbler or a crisp. The taste is ok but not the greatest, will not make again.

YUM YUM!!! So quick and easy to make too! Great for a brunch or snack.

We LOVE these!! I find that 1 cup of fruit preserves is better then 3/4 cup and most of the time I do half strawberry or raspberry (my favorite) and half apricot or peach (dh's favorite).

Very tasty, and about as easy as one can get. These can be used as a cookie, or as a dessert with a puff of whipped cream or a curl or two of ice cream. Used 3/4 cup of butter, and to cut down o...