Dried Plum Filled Oatmeal Bars

Makes a great snack or quick breakfast

Authored by: California Dried Plum Board

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 12
  • Suitable Diets: Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Sodium


  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped dried plums
  • 1/3 cup apricot jam
  • Nostick cooking spray
  • 2 cups rolled oats old fashioned or quick, uncooked
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unbleached allpurpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter
  • Powdered sugar optional


In medium bowl, combine dried plums and apricot jam set aside. Lightly spray 8inch square baking pan with nostick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine oats, sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, and soda mix well. Lightly beat together egg and buttter add to oats mixture, mixing until crumbly. Press 2 cups of mixture into bottom of prepared pan. Spread dried plum mixture over oats sprinkle remaining oat mixture over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 2022 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired cut into 16 bars.