Crunchy Strawberry Bars
1.5 cups flour
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup of butter
1 cup of oatmeal
1 cup of Berry Mix Fiber Cereal
1/2 cup of chopped toasted pecans or walnuts
3/4 cup of chocolate chips
1 12 ounce strawberry jam or 2 cups of fresh cut strawberries in simple syrup, cooked down and cooled.
Preheat oven to 350. Line your 13x9 baking dish with foil and grease foil lining. Mix flour, brown sugar and baking powder in large mixing bowl. Cut in butter using two butterknifes or food processor on pulse. Add oats, crushed cereal and mix well. Press half of the crumb mix into pan. Layer with chocolate chips and jam/strawberries in simple syrup. Layer top with remaining crumb mix. Bake for about 30 minutes until light brown and bubbles. Pull out of pan using the foil handles and cool down on wire cooling rack. Makes 32 bars.