A great lunch box treat. I created it about 15 years ago when my kids were in elementary school.



Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x9-inch baking pan.

  • Mix oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and baking soda together in a medium bowl until combined. Stir in melted butter until evenly mixed. Remove 1 cup of the mixture and set aside. Pat remaining mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.

  • Combine 1 cup reserved crumb mixture, raisins, marmalade, and pecans in a bowl. Sprinkle over the mixture in the pan.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar, milk, butter, and cinnamon for icing in a bowl. Stir until well blended and smooth.

  • Remove bars from the oven and carefully cut into 3-inch squares while still warm, then cut diagonally to make a triangle. Drizzle with icing.

Cook's Note:

You can use any chopped dried fruit you prefer instead of raisins. Try apricot jam or apple jelly instead of orange marmalade, and substitute any other chopped nut you'd like instead of pecans.

Nutrition Facts

251 calories; 11.4 g total fat; 22 mg cholesterol; 101 mg sodium. 36.5 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; Full Nutrition