Oat-Fashioned Strawberry Dessert Recipe
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Oat-Fashioned Strawberry Dessert Recipe

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Meet the Cook: Thanks to this dessert, our house is a popular place in summertime. I make it for family get-togethers, picnics and potlucks, too. It's a treat on a breakfast or brunch buffet also. We like it best with whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. We're the parents of a grown son. -Linda Forrest, Belleville, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1-1/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1-1/4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup cold butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 313 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Drain strawberries on paper towels; set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Reserve 1-1/2 cups for topping. Pat remaining crumb mixture into a greased 9-in. square baking pan.
  2. In a bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; stir in strawberries. Spoon over the prepared crust. Sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Oat-Fashioned Strawberry Dessert in Country Woman May/June 1998, p31

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NanZim User ID: 3929200 266239
Reviewed May. 23, 2017

"My husband enjoys this dessert. I usually bake 2 at a time."

Nicole318 User ID: 5876710 202721
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

"I really enjoyed this recipe. I've made it with apples, peaches, blackberries, and rhubarb. Also, I've substituted the flour, baking soda, and salt for bisquik. It works just fine. Additionally, I've used a couple of Tablespoons of lemon juice as well as a teaspoon of vanilla for added flavor. Yum!"

joniotto User ID: 1827180 52712
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2011

"This was a delicious way to enjoy our extra berries!"

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