2 cartons blackberries- 12 oz each
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Cook until smooth, then cool. If you have a strainer, use it now. If not, they still taste fantastic!
1 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup butter
1 3/4 cup fine oatmeal
1 1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
Mix dry ingredients with butter until fine.
Save 1 1/2 cup for use as topping.
Press remainder into 8"x12" pan
Cover with filling, then top with saved 1 1/2 cup mixture.
Bake at 365 degrees for 20 minutes.
Cut into squares while warm.