SOUR CREAM PEACH BARS
(Lisa Perry)

Base and topping:

1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup softened butter
1 1/2 cups flour
2 cups quick cooking rolled oats
1 tsp. baking soda

Filling:

3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp. almond extract
1 cup sour cream
1 egg
3 1/2 cups chopped peaches - about 6 fresh peaches

Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, combine brown sugar and butter, blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup, level off. Add 1 1/2 cups flour, oats, baking soda. Mix until crumbs form. Press half of crumb mixture in bottom of ungreased 15 x 10 x 1 baking pan. Reserve remaining mixture for topping. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Meanwhile in large bowl, combine all filling ingredients except peaches, mix well. Stir in peaches. Pour mixture over partially baked crust. Crumble and sprinkle remaining half of crumb mixture over filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 - 35 minutes or until center is set. Completely cool then cut bars. Store in refrigerator. Makes 60 bars.