Dried Plum-Filled Oatmeal Bars

Spread chopped Sunsweet® prunes and apricot jam over an oatmeal crust. The result? Tasty oatmeal bars.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves 16

1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped Sunsweet® pitted prunes
1/3 cup apricot jam
No-stick cooking spray
2 cups rolled oats (old fashioned or quick, uncooked)
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 egg
1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
Powdered sugar (optional)

In medium bowl, combine coarsely chopped Sunsweet® prunes and apricot jam; set aside. Lightly spray 8-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. In large bowl, combine oats, sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and baking soda; mix well. Lightly beat together egg and butter; add to oats mixture, mixing until crumbly. Press 2 cups of mixture into bottom of prepared pan. Spread prune mixture over oats; sprinkle remaining oat mixture over top. Bake at 350°F oven for 20 to 22 minutes or until a deep golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired; cut into 16 bars.