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Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

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These Raspberry Oatmeal Bars are the perfect breakfast or snack! They’re made with healthy and nutritious ingredients, and they’re so delicious no one will be able to resist them.

There’s nothing like the smell of fresh-baked Raspberry Oatmeal Bars to make your mouth water. These delicious treats are perfect for breakfast, snacks, or dessert. Best of all, they’re easy to make and only require a few simple ingredients. Let’s get started because this sweet raspberry layer is everything in these bars!

close up shot of raspberry oatmeal bars stacked on top of eachother

Why You’ll Love Oatmeal Bars With Fruit

Oatmeal bars are the perfect on-the-go snack. They’re filling but not too heavy, and they have a delicious sweetness that comes from the raspberry jam. What’s not to love? Here are a few more reasons why raspberry oatmeal bars should be your new go-to snack:

  • Wholesome snack: There’s no need to feel guilty about indulging in a raspberry oatmeal bar. Unlike other snacks that are loaded with sugar and calories, these bars are made with wholesome ingredients. So you can enjoy them knowing that you’re fueling your body with nutritious ingredients.
  • Sweet & tart: Raspberry oatmeal bars are the perfect balance of sweet and tart. The raspberry jam adds a delicious sweetness that you can’t resist. 
  • Easy to make: These bars are so easy to make. Simply mix together the ingredients and bake. That’s it! In less than 30 minutes, you’ll have a batch of delicious raspberry oatmeal bars to enjoy.

Raspberry oatmeal bars are the perfect snack for any time of day.

Ingredients Needed Oatmeal Bars

  • Unsalted Butter
  • Brown Sugar
  • Rolled Oats
  • Flour
  • Vanilla
  • Salt
  • Baking Powder
  • Raspberry Jam

How To Make Raspberry Jam Oatmeal Bars

  • Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9×13 baking pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl cream butter, brown sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Add rolled oats, flour, salt, and baking powder and continue beating until all ingredients are combined well.
  • Press 3/4 of the oatmeal mixture into the bottom of prepared baking pan.
  • Spread all of the jam over the oatmeal layer.
  • Crumble the remaining oatmeal mixture over the raspberry jam layer.
  • Bake in the oven for 40 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  • Cool completely before cutting into bar. Enjoy!
raspberry oatmeal bars cut into individual squares with a bowl of jam

How to Store Raspberry Bars

Once you’ve baked your Raspberry Oatmeal Bars, it’s important to store them properly so they stay fresh and delicious. Here are a few tips:

  • Keep them in an airtight container: This will help to keep the bars moist and prevent them from drying out.
  • Store them in the fridge: If you live in a hot climate, it’s best to store the bars in the fridge so they don’t melt.
  • Freeze them: If you want to make ahead and have bars on hand for a quick snack, you can freeze them. Simply place the bars in a freezer-safe container and they’ll last for up to 3 months.

With these tips, you’ll be able to enjoy delicious raspberry oatmeal bars any time you want. So, what are you waiting for? Get baking (if you want). 

Raspberry Oat Bars FAQs

Can I substitute another type of jam?

Yes, you can use any type of jam in these bars. Strawberry, blueberry, and blackberry jam would all be delicious.

I don’t have a 9-inch pan. Can I use a different size?

Yes, you can use an 8-inch or 10-inch pan. The bars will just be a little thinner or thicker, respectively.

Can I make these bars gluten-free?

Yes, you can! Simply substitute the all-purpose flour for gluten-free all-purpose flour.

With these FAQs, you have all the information you need to make delicious raspberry oatmeal bars. So, what are you waiting for? Get baking!

Variation Options for Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

Here are a few delicious variations you can try with your raspberry oatmeal bars:

  • Add chocolate chips: For a tasty twist, add 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the batter.
  • Swap out for real raspberries: If you’re not a fan of raspberry jam, you can use any type of berry in these bars. 

Raspberry Oatmeal Bars are the perfect on-the-go snack. They’re filling but not too heavy, and they have a delicious sweetness that comes with every single bite. What’s not to love?

close up shot of raspberry oatmeal bars cut into squares

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Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

April King
These Raspberry Oatmeal Bars are the perfect breakfast or snack! They're made with healthy and nutritious ingredients, and they're so delicious no one will be able to resist them.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 bars

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
  • 21/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 18 oz. jar raspberry jam

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9×13 baking pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl cream butter, brown sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Add rolled oats, flour, salt, and baking powder and continue beating until all ingredients are combined well.
  • Press 3/4 of the oatmeal mixture into the bottom of prepared baking pan.
  • Spread all of the jam over the oatmeal layer.
  • Crumble the remaining oatmeal mixture over the raspberry jam layer.
  • Bake in the oven for 40 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  • Cool completely before cutting into bar. Enjoy!
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