Loaded with a double-delight of juicy berries and topped with lots of buttery oat streusel, these patriotic crumb bars make a super-easy, yet very impressive 4th of July dessert!
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 40minutes
Servings 1dozen bars
CRUST AND TOPPING:
1-1/2cupsold-fashioned rolled oats
3/4cupwhite whole wheat flour
1/2cupcoconut sugaror brown sugar
1-1/2cupssliced fresh strawberries
1/3cupstrawberryor blueberry jam
Preheat oven to 375F. Line an 8-in square baking pan with foil and lightly grease. Set aside.
Make the crust: In a large bowl, combine all crust/topping ingredients and toss with a fork until crumbly. Press 2/3 of mixture evenly into the bottom of prepared baking pan. Set aside remaining crumb mixture.
Bake crust in preheated oven 8-10 minutes or until lightly golden. Remove from oven and set aside
Make the filling: In a medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients, then evenly spread over pre-baked crust. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture evenly over fruit filling.
Bake bars at 375F 20-25 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden-brown. Cool bars completely on a wire cooling rack before cutting into squares.
Store bars in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days.