Mincemeat Bars (Robb's)
9 ounces, condensed
For filling, in a saucepan bring water to boiling.
Add mincemeat; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 3 minutes, stirring often.
In a large bowl beat shortening with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.
Gradually add granulated sugar, beating until fluffy.
Beat in molasses.
Add flour; beat until combined.
Use a wooden spoon to stir in oats.
Press one/half of the oatmeal mixture onto the bottom of a greased 9x9x2-inch baking pan.
Spread mincemeat filling onto oatmeal mixture.
Drop remaining mixture by teaspoonsfuls onto filling.
Bake in a 350℉ (180℃) oven F for 35 minutes or until light brown.
Cool in the pan on a wire rack.
If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Cut into diamonds or bars.