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If you like crumbles and cobblers this is the recipe for you. I included the instructions for the icing but I don't use it. They are sweet enough on their own. Oh and don't mess around and try not to use the foil. They will glue themselves to the pan. Cook them on the foil then plate up if you are taking them somewhere.
Oaty Rhubarb Streusel Bars
1 ½ cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1 cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup packed brown sugar
¾ cup butter
¼ cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon ground ginger
2 cups fresh sliced rhubarb (or 1 cup rhubarb and 1 cup strawberries)
1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 8x8x2-inch baking pan with heavy foil extended beyond pan edges.
3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl stir together granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and ground ginger. Add rhubarb; toss to coat. Spread on hot crust. Sprinkle reserved oats mixture; press lightly.
4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, until top is golden and filling is bubbly. Cool on rack. Sprinkle crystallized ginger.5. Lift from pan; cut into bars. Store, covered, in refrigerator up to 2 days. Makes 16.