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Amazing Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Berries, Crumble, Oatmeal, Oats, Strawberry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Cool 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup old fashion oats
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar dark
  • 3/4 cup unsalted (or salted) butter melted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar for sprinkle

Instructions

Oat Mixture

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare an 8 by 8 inch baking pan. 

  2. In a separate bowl, mix melted butter, brown sugar, flour, oats, and baking soda. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of an 8 by 8 inch baking pan.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, then remove the pan from the oven.

Strawberry Crumble

  1. Spread the 2 cups of strawberries on top of the oat mixture, then sprinkle cornstarch evenly over the top. Sprinkle lemon juice and granulated sugar over strawberries. 

  2. Crumble the remaining oat mixture and sprinkle it on top of the strawberries. 

  3. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the crumbs looks golden. 

  4. Allow it to cool completely before cutting into bars. Makes about 12 bars depending on how large you cut them.