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Berry Berry Streusel Bars

Berry Berry Streusel Bars

A magical mix of berries topped by buttery streusel. A truly tempting trap for a sweet tooth. With little lemon zest to lend a tasty contrast, make these bars two batches at a time. They’re sure to be new favourites.

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  • 1-1/2 cups Large Flake Quaker® Oats or Quick Quaker® Oats (uncooked)
  • 1-1/4 cups all‑purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 12 tablespoons (1‑1/2 sticks) margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (do not thaw)
  • 1/3 cup raspberry or strawberry preserves
  • 1 teaspoon all‑purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel (optional)

How to make it

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine oats, 1‑1/4 cups flour, sugar and margarine; mix until crumbly.
  2. Reserve 1 cup oat mixture for topping. Press remaining oat mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 8 or 9‑inch square baking pan.
  3. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly on wire rack.
  4. In medium bowl, combine blueberries, preserves, 1 teaspoon flour and lemon peel, if desired; mix gently.
  5. Spread evenly over crust to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture, patting gently.
  6. Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered.