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Oatmeal Blackberry Bars

1/2 cup soft butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 cup flour

1/4 tsp. baking powder

1/8 tsp. salt

1 cup rolled oats

3/4 cup blackberry jam

Grease a 9×9 pan. Preheat oven to 350*

Mix the first 6 ingredients together until it forms a crumbly mixture.

Press 2 cups of the mixture into the bottom of the pan. Spread the jam on top and sprinkle with the remaining oatmeal mixture.

Bake for 25 minutes. Allow to cool before cutting.

**I made a bit more of the oatmeal mixture and used a larger pan**


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Cake Mix Cookies


1 package of cake mix (any flavor) I used Devil’s Food Chocolate
1 large egg
1/4 cup of oil
1/4 cup of water
1 cup of chopped nuts, raisins, oatmeal, coconut, chocolate chips, M&M’S® etc. (anything you like in cookies)
I used toasted coconut & topped them off with a peanut butter M&M when they came out of the oven.
Preheat oven to 350°F.Combine cake mix, egg, oil, and water. Beat until well blended. Stir in remaining ingredient (s).
Drop by teaspoon about 1 inch apart onto greased cookie sheet.Bake for 15 minutes or until done.
Makes about 4 dozen.
Submitted by: Jan White Thanks Jan for sharing such an easy recipe!

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