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guava bars

Recipe by
Ilean Maite Benvenuti
Philadelphia, PA

I found this amazing recipe and I wanted to share it right away.

yield 12 bars
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For guava bars

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, light
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 c
    rolled oats (you can use quick oats too)
  • 1 c
  • 14 oz
    guava paste

How To Make guava bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2
    Grease a 13x9-inch pan, and line with foil or parchment paper.
  • 3
    Combine brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt, and rolled oats. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly.
  • 4
    Press 2/3 of the crust mixture into the prepared pan. Slice the guava paste into enough pieces to cover the crust within 1/4 inch of the edge, and place in pan. Sprinkle remaining crust mixture over guava paste layer.
  • 5
    Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until golden.