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Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars
This recipe for rhubarb oatmeal bars from my Grandma’s recipe box carries with it memories of an avocado green oven, matchbox cars and a grandpa I never met.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 24 bars
- 3 cup chopped rhubarb
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch , dissolved in 1/4 cup water
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 cup oatmeal
- 1 1/2 cup flour
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 teaspoon soda
- 1 cup butter , melted
Heat oven to 375˚ F.
To make filling, in a medium sauce pan over medium-high heat combine rhubarb, sugar, cornstarch mixture and vanilla.
Heat until rhubarb is tender and mixture is thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.
To make crumble, in a large mixing bowl combine oatmeal, flour, sugar, soda and nuts. Pour melted butter over and mix until crumbly.
To assemble, press 3/4 of the crumble mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking pan.
Pour the rhubarb mixture over. Sprinkle the remaining crumble over the top
Bake until filling is bubbly and topping is golden brown, about 20 - 25 minutes.
Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Serving: 12bars | Calories: 208kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.6g | Protein: 2.3g | Fat: 9.6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 18.7g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.7mg