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Mincemeat Bars With Delicious Crumbly Topping
A Spicy Filling Adds a Touch of the Exotic
A Christmas Treat
Mincemeat bars offer a perfect combo of flavors: a rich, crumbly topping mixture over a mincemeat-filled middle.
Best of all, there's no having to roll out and cut pastry dough, as you would have to do for mincemeat tarts. You can enjoy the same flavor, without all the work.
Mincemeat bars are easy to make and are something a little different to add to your Christmas line-up of favorite treats to bake for the Holidays.
Santa Would Approve
Sinfully rich: soft mincemeat centers and a delicious butter-based crumbly topping.
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup light brown sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 1/2 cup sifted flour
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1 3/4 cup rolled oats
- 1 jar of mincemeat
How to Make Mincemeat Bars
- Cream butter thoroughly
- Stir in brown sugar
- Add vanilla
- Add, flour, baking powder and salt (sifted together)
- Add rolled oats
Mix ingredients thoroughly.
- Take half of mixture and pat into a buttered 9 x 13" pan
- Spread with mincemeat
- Crumble the remaining dry mixture and sprinkle over the mincemeat
- Gently press into place
Bake mincemeat bars in a 325-degree oven for 25 minutes, reducing heat, if necessary, to avoid over-browning.
Fresh Out of the Oven and Set to Cool
Have You Tried Mincemeat Bars?
Baked Mincemeat Bars Ready for Slicing
Cut bars while still warm.
Bars That Offer a Taste of the Holidays
So Many Flavors to Tempt the Taste Buds
Mincemeat offers an intriguing blend of spices, fruits and more, and as such, add a festive flavor to baked goods during the Xmas Season.
© 2011 Athlyn Green