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Guava Bars

INGREDIENTS


1 cup packed light brown sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda

1⁄4 teaspoon salt

2 cups rolled oats

1 cup butter, softened

14 ounces guava paste (you can add more or less depending on how thick you prefer your fruit layer)


METHOD

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Grease a 13x9-inch pan, and line with foil or parchment paper.

  • Lightly grease paper/foil

  • Combine brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt, and oats.

  • Cut in butter with a pastry cutters until mixture is crumbly.

  • Press half of the crust mixture into the prepared pan.

  • Slice the guava paste into enough pieces to cover the crust within 1/4 inch of the edge, and place in pan.

  • Sprinkle remaining crust mixture over guava paste layer, and lightly press down with the back of a fork or spatula.

  • Bake for 35-40 minutes in preheated oven, or until crust is lightly browned.

  • Allow to cool in pan on wire rack before cutting into 16-24 bars.


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