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Chewy Cherry Oat Bars

Prep Time: 15 Minute(s)
Cook Time: 35 Minute(s)
Yield: 16 servings


  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup Smucker's® Cherry Preserves


  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat 8-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. BEAT butter and brown sugar in medium bowl with mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Blend in vanilla extract.
  3. MIX flour, oats and baking powder in medium bowl until blended. Reserve 1/2 cup for topping. Press remaining crumb mixture firmly into bottom of prepared pan to form a crust. Spoon preserves over crust, spreading evenly. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  4. BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1 bar of 16), Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 50), Total Fat 6g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 75mg, Total Carbohydrate 30g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 19g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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