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Rhubarb Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Rhubarb Bars, by , is from Mahaffey Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Carolyn Mahaffey
Added: Monday, January 28, 2008


3 cups cut up rhubarb
1 1/2cup sugar
2 tbsp cornstarch
1/4 cup water
1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cup oatmeal
1 1/2 cup flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup shortening
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Dissolve cornstarch in water. Mix all ingredients together and cook until thick. Mix crust together until crumbly. Pat 3/4 mixture into a 9 x 13 pan. Pour rhubarb mixture and sprinkle remaining crumbs over top. Bake 375 30 - 35 minutes.




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