Friday, August 1, 2008

fruit bars

I made these fruit bars yesterday, the first baking in the new house! So fun. Here is a pic and the recipe in case you want to try them, they are so easy and yummy. It's a recipe from Rory's mom, btw. We made them all the time while we were starving students in Utah. So we weren't really starving. Anyways...

Fruit Bars

1 Package cake mix ( I like french vanilla, but you can use white or yellow too)
2 1/2 cups quick oats
3/4 cup margarine or butter
1 1/2 cup jam or preserves (any flavor your little heart desires)
1 tbsp water

Preheat oven to 375. Grease 9 x 13 pan. Mix melted margarine/butter, cake mix, and oats. Press half of cake mixture into pan. Mix jam and water until smooth. Poor over pressed cake mixture and smooth with spoon or spatula. Then sprinkle remaining cake mixture on top of jam. Press lightly. Bake for 18-23 minutes. Then gobble down!