Almond Cherry Jubilee Jam Oatmeal Bars

These dessert bars are delightfully light and flavorful–as well as nutritious and quick and easy to prepare! Great for lunch boxes, after-school snacks, afternoon teas, or after dinner coffee! The secret with these: underbake!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Bake Time: 30-35 minutes

  • 1-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups quick cooking rolled oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup Fischer & Wieser Almond Cherry Jubilee Jam
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds

Glaze:

  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Sift together dry ingredients; stir in oats, sugar and cardamom. Cut in butter until crumbly; pat 2/3 of crumbs in 11 in. x 7 in. x 1-1/2 in. pan. Spread with Fischer & Wieser Almond Cherry Jubilee Jam; sprinkle with slivered almonds. Top with remaining crumbs. Bake in 375° oven 30-35 minutes. Prepare glaze by mixing confectioner’s sugar, milk, and almond extract until it reaches pouring consistency. Remove baked mixture from oven and allow to cool slightly. Drizzle with glaze. Cool. Cut into bars. Makes approximately 2-1/2 dozen.

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