1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups rolled oats, uncooked
1 cup peach preserves or jam
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease a 13x9-inch pan. In a medium mixing
bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda. In a large mixing bowl,
cream butter and sugar together, using an electric mixer, until fluffy.
Stir in flour mixture, then oats. Mixture will be somewhat crumbly.
Press 2/3 of the mixture over bottom of baking pan. Carefully spread
preserves evenly over crust to within 1/2-inch of edge. Distribute
remaining crumb mixture over top and press lightly to form a firm
crust. Bake for 20 minutes, until browned. Cool completely; cut into