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How to make strawberry oatmeal cookie bars

Easy and quick bake, great for a tea time treat or lunch box

11
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Assemble your ingredients

Assemble your ingredients

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, 175 degrees C. Grease one 8 inch square baking tray and line with greased foil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F, 175 degrees C. Grease one 8 inch square baking tray and line with greased foil

Add brown sugar to a mixing bowl...

Add brown sugar to a mixing bowl...

With the flour...

With the flour...

Salt, baking powder...

Salt, baking powder...

And rolled oats

And rolled oats

Combine (you can use your clean hands)

Combine (you can use your clean hands)

Add the butter

Add the butter

Rub in the butter using your hands

Rub in the butter using your hands

This should form a crumbly mixture after 3-5 minutes

This should form a crumbly mixture after 3-5 minutes

Press 3/4 of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan

Press 3/4 of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan

Here it is

Here it is

Then add the jam. Spread it to within 1/4 inch of the edge

Then add the jam. Spread it to within 1/4 inch of the edge

Here it is

Here it is

Add a sprinkling of ground almonds (optional)

Add a sprinkling of ground almonds (optional)

Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture over the top and lightly press it into the jam

Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture over the top and lightly press it into the jam

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned

Allow to cool before cutting into bars

Allow to cool before cutting into bars

Ready to eat (great with a cup of tea)

  • 120.0g Light brown sugar
  • 140.0g Plain flour
  • 1.0g Baking powder
  • 3/4g Salt
  • 90.0g Rolled oats
  • 125.0g Butter, softened
  • 280.0g Strawberry jam
  • Ground almonds (optional)