Looking for a healthier recipe than pie? These strawberry oatmeal bars are a great way to start your day. Also, I never say the word yummy, but the myfruittruck.com Facebook page posted my video and called them yummy, so I thought why not.
1 cup oatmeal/rolled oats
3/4 cup white whole flour
1/3 light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons butter, melted
2 cups of diced strawberries
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of cornstarch
lemon juice to taste
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon of milk
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Line 8 x 8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
Combine oats, flour, brown sugar and salt into a bowl.
Pour in melted butter. Set aside 1/2 cup of the crumble mixture.
Press the rest into the bottom of the pan.
Scatter strawberries over the crust. Sprinkle the cornstarch over top.
Sprinkle lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Sprinkle final 1/2 cup of crumbs over the top.
Toss in oven for 35 to 40 minutes.
Wisk all topping ingredients together and drizzle over top the cooled bars.
Recipe derived from this original recipe at www.wellplated.com