Streussel Topped Ribbon Bars

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By Mindy Shaffer
from Penfield, NY

I used a triple fruit jam for this but any flavor will due. The nuts may be varied as well. Some nice combos would be: apricot jam and almonds; raspberry jam and hazelnuts.

serves 24
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min


  • 1/2 lb
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1
  • 2 c
  • 1 pt
  • 2/3 c
    jam, any flavor
  • 2/3 c
    walnut pieces
  • 1 c
    oats, quick cooking

How To Make

  • 1
    Line a 7 1/2 x 11 inch baking dish with foil, letting foil extend just a bit beyond edge of pan. Butter foil. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • 2
    Cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Stir in flour and salt. Pat 2/3 of dough in pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Spread partially cooked dough with jam.
  • 4
    Mix nuts and oatmeal with remaining dough. Crumble evenly over jam. This won't completely cover the jam. Bake 35 more minutes.
  • 5
    Cool thoroughly before carefully lifting bars out of pan and onto a cutting board. Cut into 24 pieces.

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