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Oatmeal Jumble Bars
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
45 mins

Oatmeal Jumble Bars are made with a homemade rhubarb, cranberry and apricot pie filling or you can use your favorite pie filling.

Course: Bar, Dessert
Keyword: Apricot, bar, cranberry, oatmeal, Rhubarb
Servings: 6
  • 3 cups Rhubarb Cranberry Apricot Fruit Pie Filling OR 3 cups pie filling of your choice
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon  baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon  cinnamon
  • 1 cup shortening (such as Crisco)
  • 1 teaspoon  lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  1. Lightly grease 13 x 9 inch baking dish, Preheat oven to 375º
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, rolled oats, packed brown sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in lemon zest and chopped nuts.
  4. Reserve 1 cup of crumb mixture for topping.
  5. Press remaining mixture into the bottom of prepared baking pan. Evenly spread fruit pie filling over top. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  6. Bake at 375º for 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden brown and fruit pie filling is bubbly.
  7. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  8. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream