Fruity Almond Oat Bars

fresh oat bars with almond
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Prep Time:
15 minutes
20 bars


  • 34 cup all-purpose flour
  • 14 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 12 cup packed brown sugar
  • 14 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 stick, plus 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 34 cup of your favorite fruit jam or preserves


  1. Preheat oven to 375º.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking soda, oats, sugar, and almonds until well combined.
  3. With your fingers, work butter into flour mixture until well combined and mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside 13 cup of this mixture.
  4. Press remaining flour mixture firmly into the bottom of an 11 by 7 inch baking dish. Spread jam evenly over flour mixture. Sprinkle reserved 13 cup of flour mixture over jam.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, or until top is slightly brown. Cool and cut into bars.