Easy Berry Crumble Bars
Place butter into a 2 quart microwaveable bowl. Heat uncovered in microwave at 50% power for 20-30 seconds or until softened. Add brown sugar and stir until creamy. Add flour, oats, vanilla, salt and baking soda. Mix well.
Pat half of the mixture into a greased 8″ square microwave-safe dish. Microwave, uncovered, at 70% power for 3 ½ – 4 ½ minutes or until mixture sets. Rotate a half turn after 3 minutes. Crust will be uneven.
Spread preserves evenly leaving a small outer edge without preserves. Sprinkle with remaining dough. Press down lightly. Sprinkle with cinnamon
Microwave, uncovered, at 70% power for 3-4 minutes or until set, rotating a half turn after each minute.
Serve warm with a dollop of ice cream.
Yield: 9-12 servings.