Raspberry Oat Bars


Ingredients

  • 1-18.5oz box yellow cake mix
  • 1 3/4 sticks butter (14 tbls), melted
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1-12oz jar of seedless raspberry jam
  • 1 tbls fresh lemon juice


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Combine dry mix and oatmeal in a bowl
  3. Add melted butter, vanilla and zest to oatmeal/cake mixture, and mix thoroughly
  4. Pat 1/2 of crumbs down in a 9"x13" pan, patting firmly
  5. Combine jam and lemon juice until smooth
  6. Spread jam on top of crumb layer evenly
  7. Sprinkle second 1/2 of crumbs on top of jam layer, patting down gently when finished
  8. Bake at 375F for 18-23 minutes, until golden brown.
  9. Take out and let cool
  10. Slice once cool. Can be stored, covered, at room temperature