otherwise known as Jam Bars.1 1/2 C sifted flour
1C Brown sugar (firmly packed)
1 1/4 C Oatmeal (old fashioned)
3/4 C butter (softened NOT melted)
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 C jam
Put dry ingredients in a bowl. Mix with butter until mixture is like crumbs. Mix with pastry cutter.
Pack a firm layer of 1/2 of crumbs in a 8X8 pan. Cover with jam or preserves. Cover jam with the rest of the crumb mixture. Press firm.
Bake 325degrees 40-45 minutes. Cool then cut.
I made these for the family reunion and they were a big hit.
I used raspberry jam my Aunt Kathryn makes, (it is so good we call it gold)