Yummy Bars

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 198


2 cups biscuit mix
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup quick-cooking oatmeal
1/2 cup miniature candy-coated chocolate candy, such as M&M's Baking Bits

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease an 8-x-8-inch baking pan and set aside.

2. Place all of the jar ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, and stir until well combined. Set aside.

3. Place the butter, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl, and cream with a whisk, fork, or an electric mixer set on low speed.

4. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture, and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined.

5. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan, and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely in the pan before cutting into 16 cookies (2-inch squares).

6. Serve immediately, or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

1. Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.

2. Layer the ingredients in the jar as shown below, pressing each layer firmly with a flat-bottomed object, such as a tart tamper or the bottom of a narrow glass, after each addition. Make the layers as level as possible.

TOP of the jar
1/2 cup quick-cooking oatmeal
1/2 cup miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup biscuit mix
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup biscuit mix
BOTTOM of the jar

3. Secure the lid, and decorate as desired (see The Basics: 06-Creating the Jars DECORATING THE JAR). Attach the instructions for making the bars found in the Gift Jar Tags chapter.

From "The Mason Jar Soup to Nuts Cookbook." Copyright 2004 by Lonnette Parks. Used with permission of the publisher, Square One Publishers. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 16
Total Calories: 198
Calories from Fat: 82

This Yummy Bars recipe is from the The Mason Jar Soup to Nuts Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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