Jammin-Oatmeal Nut Bars

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"I found the original recipe on the Taste of Home site, which was sent into them by a gentleman by the name of Warren S. Patrick of Townshend,Vermont. And as much as I liked the way Mr.Patrick made them, a few changes were made to the recipe. I want to thank Shadows1 for helping me come up with the name for this recipe.Posted to " ZAZZ " on 12/18/15. " Keep Smiling :)"

Original is 16 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (59.3 g)
  • Calories 266.3
  • Total Fat - 13.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 22.9 mg
  • Sodium - 211.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 33.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.7 g
  • Sugars - 11.5 g
  • Protein - 4.6 g
  • Calcium - 16.8 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

In a large bowl mix together the first 5 ingredients.

Step 3

In a small bowl mix the melted butter and the vanilla,then add to the oatmeal mixture.

Step 4

For the topping,take 1 cup of the mixture and set aside.

Step 5

Press remaining oatmeal mixture into an 8 inch square baking which has been prepared with cooking spray.

Step 6

Bake for 10 minutes,remove and cool for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Spread jam over the crust to 1/2 inch of the edges.

Step 8

Mix walnuts to reserved oatmeal mixture and crumble over jam.

Step 9

Bake for another 25 minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 10

Cool to room temperature and cut into 16 squares.


No special items needed.

2 Reviews

Mia in Germany

These are fantastic! I had some home made cranberry preserve which I used, and I used gluten free oats and cake flour. They got rave reviews from everybody who tried them. WIll definitely make them again! Thanks for sharing! Made for Best of 2018


review by:
(11 Feb 2019)


I love oatmeal and am often looking for something sweet that is simple to make and not a traditional dessert. This recipe is my type of recipe. I used my favorite jelly, black raspberry. It's actually a bit too sweet for me with this jelly, so next time I want to try it with fig jam. I think that would be perfect. Will be trying this again as the oatmeal top/bottom is fabulous. Oh...I did cut down the butter to 4 tbsp...subbed applesauce to keep the moisture level the same. UPDATE: Changed my mind...not too sweet! After about 24 hours, maybe the sweetness mellowed. I worked on an 8x8 pan for a week...perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert!


review by:
(1 May 2018)

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