M&M Oatmeal Bars In A Jar

Recipe Submitted by Nancy in FL ..|.. Category: Gifts in a Jar


  • 1/2 C. old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 C. mini M&M's candies
  • 1/2 C. light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 C. buttermilk biscuit baking mix
  • 1/2 C. dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 C. buttermilk biscuit baking mix


In 1-quart wide-mouth glass jar, gently layer & pack ingredients in the order listed, beginning with oats. If there is any space
left after adding the last ingredient, add more M&M candies to fill the jar. Place lid on top. Cut an 8-inch circle of fabric
to cover the lid. Place fabric over lid; secure in place with ribbon of raffia. Decorate as desired.
Make gift card to attach as follows:
M&M Oatmeal Bars
Preheat oven to 350F.
Empty contents of jar into medium bowl. Stir in:
1/2 C. (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1 large egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Press into an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray.
Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until bars are light golden brown & center is almost set. Makes 16 bars.
*After measuring the brown sugar, crumble it between your fingers for uniform texture. Be sure to pack the brown sugar firmly in
the jar to prevent the baking mix from sifting down through it.

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