Leda's Rhubarb Bars

Leda's Rhubarb Bars Recipe

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Linda Smith


Got this recipe from a lady I worked with in a Nursing Home about 40 years ago make it every year when rhubarb is ready and I always think of this Dear Lady.


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  • 3 c
    rhubarb (diced)
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda

  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts

How to Make Leda's Rhubarb Bars


  1. In a medium sauce pan combine rhubarb,sugar, cornstarch, water, vanilla,and soda.
  2. Stirring constantly bring to a boil and cook till thick and bubbly, rhubarb should be cooked down. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl cut butter into oats, flour, sugar, and nuts until crumbly.
  4. Spray a 13x9" pan (I use pam) pat 3/4 of the crumb mixture in the bottom of the pan.
  5. Spread rhubarb filling over crumb mixture in pan sprinkle rest of crumb mixture on top.Bake at 375 degrees for 30-40 minutes
  6. Remove from oven cool in pan, on wire rack ,makes about 2 dozen bars.

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About Leda's Rhubarb Bars

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom

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