Breakfast Bars

Ingredients

1 1/3 cups flour
¼ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
2/3 oats
4 tbs. brown sugar
Zest and juice of ½ lemon
3 oz. cream cheese
4 tbs. butter
2/3 cup your favorite jam

Preparation

1
Preheat Oven 350 degrees:
2
Combine in a medium size bowl the flour, baking soda, brown sugar and lemon zest. Set this aside.
3
In a mix-master combine the cream cheese and butter. Mix until smooth. Add the flour mixture and beat on low until the mixture is crumbly. Set aside one cup of this mixture.
4
Butter a 9 x 9 baking pan.
5
Press the remaining crumb mixture onto the bottom of the prepared baking pan. Bake for about 10-15 minutes.
6
In a small bowl combine the jam with the lemon juice. Carefully spread the jam over the hot crust. Sprinkle with the reserved cup of crumb mixture.
7
Bake 15 – 20 minutes, or until top is slightly golden. Cool and cut into bars.

About

This is a sweet way to start the day.

Enjoy with Love,

Catherine
xo

Added:

August 1, 2012

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