Gramp’s Kitchen – Grandma Mae’s Rhubarb Bars

Grandma Mae’s Rhubarb Bars
my Mother’s Maternal Grandmother’s recipe


1 ½ Cup Oatmeal
1 Cup Brown Sugar
½ Cup Butter
½ Cup Shortening
1 ½ Cup Flour
½ Teaspoon salt
½ Teaspoon of soda
2 Cup coconut


4 Cups Rhubarb
½ Cup Water
3 Teaspoon Cornstarch
1 ½ Cup Sugar
1 Teaspoon Vanilla

Dice Rhubarb, place in saucepan with water, mix cornstarch & sugar, add to rhubarb & cook until thick. Add vanilla & cool.

Crust: mix ingredients until crumbly, pat ½ of mixture into a 9 x 13 pan. Spread the filling on top & sprinkle on remaining crust. Bake in a 375 oven for 30 minutes. Options – nuts can be added to crust & other fillings can be used instead of rhubarb.

*Recipe from unknown source. Found in my Grandparents kitchen.


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