Chewy Cherry Oat Bars
- 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
- Step 1
HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat 8-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.
- Step 2
BEAT butter and brown sugar in medium bowl with mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Blend in vanilla extract.
- Step 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.
- Step 4
BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into bars.