Jammy Fantasia Bars

  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 3 dozen bars
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour

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Crust:

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1 1/2 cups quick rolled oats

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 tsp. baking soda

3/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

or 3/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

2 tbsps. water

1 cup Smucker's® Orchard's Finest® Michigan Red Tart Cherry Preserves

or 1 cup Smucker's® Orchard's Finest® Northwoods Blueberry Preserves

Frosting:

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 tbsp. plus 1/2 tsp. milk

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 375 degrees F. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar and baking soda in medium bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1 3/4 cups of mixture. Set aside.
  2. DRIZZLE water over remaining crumbs. Toss to mix. Press firmly into ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Spread preserves over crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Pat gently.
  3. BAKE 5 to 30 minutes. Cool in pan.
  4. COMBINE powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in a small bowl. Stir well. Drizzle over top. Cut into triangles or 2 x 1 1/2-inch bars.
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