Week 5, Recipe 3: Creamy Strawberry Bars

1 1/4 c. Quick oats
1 c. flour
1/2 c. sugar
3/4 c. soft butter
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/3 c. sugar
1 egg
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese
1 c. raspberry jam
Mix oats, flour, 1/2 cup sugar, butter, coconut, nuts and brown sugar in a large bowl until crumbly.Put 1 1/2 cups of mixture into a small bowl and set aside. Pat the rest into a 13 x 9 inch pan to form crust. Bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool 5 minutes. Spread jam on top of crust.

In a small bowl, mix 1/3 cup sugar, egg and cream cheese until creamy. Spoon and spread on top of the jam. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture on top. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool before cutting.
Makes 36 bars.

Result: YUM-O!  I heart these and will definitely make them again!


Patti said...

Okay, I promise I'm not trying to be an a-hole, but shouldnt these be called raspberry bars?

Either way they sound delish. And easy. Double plus.

Jameil said...

Lol except I used strawberry jam. I forgot to say that, huh? Lolol. Yes, very yummy and easy!