Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wednsday's Dessert


Oatmeal Jam Bars
  • 1  1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tea. baking soda
  • 1/4 tea. salt
  • 3/4 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tea. finely shredded lemon peel 
  • 2 3oz. packages of cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 1 tea. lemon juice
oven 350             prep time  15 min              bake 35 min.
  • Preheat 350 use 9x9x2 inch pan  line with foil....grease foil , set aside
  • In medium bowl sift together flour, baking soda and salt stir in oats lemon peel set aside
  • In large bowl, beat cream cheese and butter in electric mixer on med to high for 30 seconds
  • Add flour mixture, beat on low till crumbly
  • Remove 1 cup set aside
  • Press remaining into pan .Bake for 20 min.
  • In small bowl add jam and lemon juice . Carefully spead over hot mixture, sprinkle remaining crumb mixture and bake 15 more min.
  • cool on wire rack
  • use foil to lift bars out of pan .
  • Makes about 16 bar 
  • love the raspberry taste
  • ENJOY

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