2 c. oats (quick or reg.)
1 c. margarine
1/2 c. chopped nuts
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 c. - 1 c. preserves
1 3/4 c. flour
1 c. brown sugar, packed
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. soda

Combine all ingredients except preserves in large bowl; beat at low speed until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 2 cups mixture. Press remaining onto bottom of greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Spread preserves evenly over this and sprinkle with rest of reserved mixture. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes or until golden. Cool and cut in squares.