Jam Oatmeal Bars


1 box yellow or lemon cake mix

2 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats

1 1/2 sticks butter melted

1 egg slightly beaten

12 ouncejar jam or preserves (raspberry,peach,apricot)

1 tablespoon water


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease 9"x13" metal pan. Combine dry cake mix and oats. Add melted butter & egg and stir until crumbly. Press 1/2 of crumb mixture firmly into pan. Combine jam and water. Spread over crumbs. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over jam. Pat firmly. Bake 18-23 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.

Optional: Drizzle with mixture of powdered sugar, water and a drop of almond or vanilla.


Notes: P.E.O. Dessert