Your jam bars look absolutely irresistible. I love the spices and flavors in them and I love how they could be different every time you make them just by using a different jam! Take a picture and tag. *The brand of ground cardamom I use is very fragrant, so 1/8 teaspoon gives the crumble topping a nice, but not overly-assertive hint of the spice. Bake 12-15 minutes, until center is just set and edges are just beginning to turn light brown. Your email address will not be published. Everyone is asking me to bake them for their family. Read More ➞, © Copyright 2014-2020. I used seedless raspberry jam and am going to try peach next. All Wherever I take them, they’re always devoured. 3 tablespoons milk ▢ I used E.D. Truly scrumptious! Lightly coat parchment with cooking spray. With an almond-scented crust, a layer of fruit preserves, and a buttery oat crumble topping, these bakery-style Jam Bars are easy to make and irresistible to eat! Seems to be a lot more efficient than me stabbing butter into the dough haha. I’m sorry, but I don’t understand your question – where is there mention of 3 cups of butter? large eggs, nonstick cooking spray, granulated sugar, all purpose flour and 6 more. I actually tested this recipe out on a group of contractors working in our home during their lunch breaks. My friends and family had a fundraising benefit for my family so I decided to bake cookie bars of all types, this was by far the fan favorite. Thank you! Raspberry-Hazelnut Galette. When, after the last batch, they asked to take the recipe home to their families, I knew we had a winner! Turned out perfectly. I saved some at home for myself and I enjoyed them so much that I’m baking a pan right now with the left over preserves. Since it’s a dominant flavor, you’ll want to use a quality jam or preserve. Can’t wait to make these! I love this! I can’t wait to try out these bars. Replies to my comments I don’t even know where to start. Home » Desserts » Jam Bars with Oat Crumble Topping, Published: June 11, 2018 | Last updated: August 31, 2020 | by Amanda Biddle 23 Comments. It’s delicious in the summer, and also totally acceptable in the winter. The Peach, Mango, and Orange preserves you used sound wonderful! butter, eggs, egg white, lemon flavoring, flour, sugar, red food coloring and 3 more. Mix your favorite jam, a little water and some chia seeds together. Learn how your comment data is processed. I just made these with apricot jam, absolutely delicious. Always a big hit! I can’t wait for these to come out of the oven. (Also, don’t leave me alone with any of those things, because I might just swoop in and steal a piece of crumb topping when no one is looking!). Your email address will not be published. These bars sound like the perfect dessert! For a tender crust and streusel, use short pulses and be careful not to overprocess. Receive email notifications of follow-up comments? When using a food processor, I prefer to incorporate the liquid ingredients in the base and the oats in the crumble topping by hand. The cardamom can absolutely be omitted if it isn’t a flavor you love. We also love this recipe made with Bonne Maman’s Four Fruits preserves, and Hero’s Black Cherry fruit spread. Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CCPA). The jam bars store well in airtight containers for a few days, so they’re convenient to make ahead. But there are a few goodies out there that I just can’t pass up on, and things with crumbly ops and gooey jammy centers are one of those things :) I love that this sort of recipe is evergreen, too. I used raspberry preserves and added cinnamon and all spice for the missing Cardamon. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with parchment paper with a 2-inch overhang on the long sides. I’ve never made jam crumble bars–I’m a bit funny about jam. **You can also use a food processor to cut the butter into the flour-sugar mixture. I love everything about these bars. A few summers ago, though, I was craving a jam bar with a topping more reminiscent of a summer fruit crumble. Dust with powdered sugar, slice into bars, and serve. These are on my roster now! Remove from oven to assemble bars and leave the oven on. First – photos! Visiting from Pinterest? Same delicious recipe! Smith’s Peach, Mango and Orange Preserves in my batch and the crumb bars were a hit with our morning coffee! In a small measuring cup, stir together milk and almond extract. MSRP is the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price, which may differ from actual selling prices in your area. I used a full cup of four berry jam to get it covered. I love raspberry and blackberry jam, and I imagine these would be incredible made with either of those. Other favorites for these jam bars are Sarabeth’s Blueberry Cherry, Strawberry Rhubarb, and Peach Apricot preserves. And then they go bad- which is tragic. Among other recipe changes, I added brown sugar to the topping and omitted the nuts, milk, and eggs. Thank you so much for your lovely comment, Nancy! Mixture will remain crumbly. Press dough into the prepared baking pan in an even layer. Use it when … On the weekends my wife and I try to come up with new ideas for our boys’ school lunches. Pour over the flour mixture and combine until moistened throughout. Always a good sign! 1-1/2 cups quality jam … If your cardamom isn’t as aromatic, or if you prefer a stronger flavor, increase to 1/4 teaspoon. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F with rack in middle position. The boys will love these in the school lunches a couple days this week. These jam bars look absolutely delicious and one of my neighbour’s loooooooves cardamom so this will be right up her alley. Made these over the weekend because I had a lot of jam (a friend sent me two jars of homemade raspberry jam) and was sheltering in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I made your Jam Crumb Bars and I have to say, they are absolutely wonderful. I didn’t use the cardamom only because I’m not familiar with the flavor and I didn’t have any one hand, I made the preserves from scratch using a combination of berries, mostly cranberries. Honestly, I was concerned at first that there was too much topping but it baked to perfection and was just right. I'm Amanda, and I love to create gourmet, seasonal recipes for every day and entertaining (sometimes, with a splash of bourbon, too). While the base layer is baking, the crumble topping is prepared in the same bowl you used previously (no need to wash in between!). I love the flavor that a hint of ground cardamom brings to the oat crumble, especially paired with the preserves, almond extract, and cinnamon. I love that you only need one bowl and don’t need to wash it in between making the bottom and the topping. 1/3 cup granulated sugar ▢ 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt ▢ P.s. I make jam bars year-round, but I especially love them for summer, when I need a dessert that’s easily stored and transported. I love Sarabeth’s preserves, and they’re what I use most often for this recipe. Sprinkle crumble topping in an even layer over preserves (the crumble layer will be thick). Sliced, they also freeze beautifully for longer storage. I couldn’t find my other half stick of butter for the cropping and realized I had put 2 full sticks in the base. I’ll definitely look for them in my local market the next time I make a batch! And I love that addition of cardamon, it adds a very unique flavour! Spread preserves over hot crust layer. Besides, this tempting treat is filled with hazelnut-chocolate spread and raspberry jam. For the batch pictured in this post, I used her Strawberry Raspberry preserves for a sweet-tart flavor that we love. Return to oven and bake 25-30 minutes, until crumble topping is light golden brown. Yes, croissants are usually a breakfast or brunch food, but who makes these rules anyway? I added a 1/4 of a cup of coconut to the top crumble, hopefully it will taste good. I'm inspired by the beauty of fresh ingredients and believe that there are few bad days that can’t be improved with a warm baguette and a wedge of Brie. That in mind, these Jam Bars with Oat Crumble Topping are one of my favorite desserts to whip up when I need something buttery and bakery-style without a lot of fuss. Parchment paper is a lifesaver when making this rustic tart. For the base ▢ All rights reserved.Part of the Whirlpool Corp. family of brands. Filed Under: Desserts Tagged With: baking, bars, easy, holiday, jam, summer. Required fields are marked *. For a tender shortbread base, don’t overwork dough. 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