Recipe of the Month - June 2013!
Strawberry Oatmeal Bars! Made with fresh strawberries, this is a delicious and very versatile food! Eat the bars alone as a snack, as a side with lunch, or with vanilla ice cream as a dessert! 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 3/4 sticks salted butter, cut to pieces 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups oats 1 cup packed
brown sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1. Preheat oven to 350, butter 9x13 pan. 2. Combine berries with sugar in pan. Slowly bring to boil. Add lemon juice and cook rapidly for 15 mins. Stir often. 3. Mix butter, flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Press half of mix into pan. Layer berry spread on top, then other half of mix above it. 4. Bake until light brown (30-40 mins). When fresh strawberries are not around, replace the first 3 ingredients with strawberry preserves, and skip Step 2.