Guest Post: Quin’s Raspberry Oat Bars

Tonight, roommate Quin had planned to make raspberry oat bars to bring over to the weekly Bachelorette Viewing Party. Since I am still in a post-23-birthday-bash-fog, I asked if she would guest post for CP.
I just got home yesterday after nannying in Southampton for a week, which was more of a vacation than work. While there I had the most amazing raspberry oat bars, so I decided to make my own version tonight adapted from Epicurious. Start by toasting 3/4 cup of shredded coconut on 375 for about 8 minutes. In a food processer, combine sugars, flour, salt. Then add the cold butter, cut into pieces. When the dough comes together, combine in a large bowl with the coconut and oats. Reserving 3/4 cup of the dough, place remaining dough in the bottom of a 9X13 pan. Spread on a layer of raspberry preserves and crumble the remaining dough over top. Finish with some more coconut and chocolate chips. Bake for 20 minutes. I may skip dinner and go straight for dessert…
Raspberry Oat Bars:

  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (I used whole-wheat flour instead)
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam




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    One thought on “Guest Post: Quin’s Raspberry Oat Bars

    1. Love the coconut and chocolate chips on top. It looks delicious.I found you from the foodie blog roll and I'd love to guide Foodista readers to your site. I hope you could add this raspberry oat bars widget at the end of this post so we could add you in our list of food bloggers who blogged about recipes for raspberry oat bars,thanks!


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