Oatmeal fruit bars with cherry pie filling are not only a great dessert but they make a wonderful breakfast bars for busy mornings!
2 cups of instant oatmeal
1 + 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1+ 1/3 cup brown sugar
1 – 12 ounce can of cherry pie filling
1/2 cup of applesauce
1/2 cup of butter or margarine
1/4 cup nuts (optional)
1/4 cup raisins
Preheat to 350 degrees. Grease a 9X13 baking pan and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl combine the oats, flour, sugar, and nuts and combine well. Add the oil and applesauce and mix thoroughly.
Set aside 2 cups of the oatmeal mixture and place the remaining oatmeal mixture into the greased pan. Spread the cherry pie filling on top of the oatmeal mixture and top of with the remaining 2 cups of the oatmeal mixture.
Bake for 30 minutes and let the delicious cherry oatmeal fruit bars.