Blueberry Picnic Bars
Author/Submitted by: Woman's Day
light brown sugar,
unsalted butter or margarine,
rinsed & patted dry
Heat oven to 350. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with foil, letting
ends extend above pan on 2 sides. In a large bowl, mix oats, flour, brown
sugar, baking soda and salt. Add melted butter and stir with fork until
evenly moistened (mixture will be crumbly). Reserve 1/2 cup crumb mixture
for topping. Press remaining mixture evenly and firmly over bottom of
ungreased, foil-lined pan. Bake 12 minutes to set crust.
Meanwhile preapare Filling: In a small saucepan stir berries, sugar,
cornstarch and lemon juice over medium heat until simmering. Simmer,
stirring occasionally, until juices are no longer cloudy, about 2 minutes.
Spoon over crust. Crumble reserved crumb mixture over top. Bake 30
minutes until top is well browned and filling is bubbly. Let cool
completely in pan. Lift foil by ends onto a cutting board. Peel off
foil; cut in 2- inch squares.