Strawberry Rhubarb Bars

Ingredients: 

1 1/2 Cups quick cooking rolled oats
1 Cup flour
1/2 Cup sugar
3/4 Cup Butter (12 Tablespoons)
1 1/2 Cup chopped Rhubarb
1/4 Cup sugar
1/4 Cup water
2 Cups chopped Strawberries

Instructions: 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Butter 8 X 8 X 2 Glass dish
  • Stir together oats, flour and sugar.
  • Cut in butter using fork or pastry blender mix until crumbs form. Set aside 2 Cups for topping.
  • Press remaining crumb mixture into bottom of pan.  Bake for 20 minutes. **all to completely cool**
  • In a saucepan combine rhubarb, sugar and water. Cook and stir for 8 to 10 minutes until thickened and bubbly.
  • Stir in chopped strawberries. Pour over cooled baked crust
  • Sprinkle reserved crumbs evenly over top press down lightly on crumbs
  • Bake for 30 – 35 minutes or until top is golden brown and filling is bubbly.

 

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