Cherry Coconut Crumble BarsSubmitted by: SHELBSYD
View the original recipe for Berry Bliss Oat Squares
1 1/2 cups Cherry Quick Jam or cherry preserves
1 tsp. maple syrup to sweeten jam (optional)
3/4 cup oat flour
3/4 cups oatmeal (not quick oats)
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 Tbsp pure maple syrup
1/4 cup water
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup almond meal
1/4 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
1/4 cup oat flour
1/4 cup oatmeal
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. Coconut Oil, melted
2 Tbsp. coconut sugar or brown sugar
To make oat flour, in a food processor at oatmeal and process until it turns to flour.
Base: In a bowl add oat flour,oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt into large bowl. Stir. Now add in the applesauce, maple syrup, water, vanilla and mix well. Pour batter into the prepared pan and push down firmly with fingers to smooth out.
In a small bowl at Cherry Quick jam and maple syrup, and spread over top of oat mixture.
In a separate bowl add almond meal, shredded, coconut, 1/4 cup oat flour, 1/4 cup oats, cinnamon and salt. Mix well. Add coconut oil and coconut sugar. Crumble mixture with your hand. Sprinkle over top of Cherry mixture.
Bake for 30 - 35 mins. at 375F or until the top is slightly golden and firm. Allow to cool for at least 20 minutes before cutting into squares.
Serving Size: 16 Squares or 12 nice size squares.,