Fruited Oatmeal Bars
2 1/4 c. flour
1 1/2 c. oatmeal
1 1/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 c. cold butter
1/2 c. chopped nuts
1 (9 oz) package mincemeat
1 (14 oz) can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
Heat oven to 350.
Mix together flour, oatmeal, brown sugar and baking soda. Cut in butter until crumbly. Reserve 3/4 c. mixture; stir in nuts - set aside. Press remaining mixture into 13 x 9 inch pan.
Crumble mincemeat into saucepan. Add Eagle Brand. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until thickened - about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
Drop by small spoonfuls atop crust in panl spread carefully to cover crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mix; press down lightly.
Bake 40 minutes or until top is golden. Cool on wire rack. Cut in bars. Store at room temperature.