Blackberry Breakfast Bars

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Blackberry Breakfast Bars

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups fresh or frozen blackberries or raspberries

  • 2

    Tbs sugar

  • 2

    Tbs water

  • 1

    Tbs lemon juice

  • ½

    tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1

    cup all purpose flour

  • 1

    cup quick cooking rolled oats

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • ¼

    tsp ground cinnamon

  • tsp baking soda

  • ½

    cup margarine or butter melted

Directions

For filling, in a medium saucepan combine berries, sugar, water, lemon juice and ½ teaspoon cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for about 8 minutes or till slightly thickened, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. In a mixing bowl stir together flour, oats, brown sugar, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, and baking soda. Stir in melted margarine or butter till thoroughly combined. Set aside 1 cup of the oat mixture for topping. Press remaining oat mixture into an ungreased 9x9x2-inch pan. Bake in a 350-degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Carefully spread filling on top of baked crust. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture. Lightly press oat mixture into filling. Bake in the 350-degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes more or till topping is set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.


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