Strawberry Crumb Bars

A sweet, fresh taste of spring! With strawberries plentiful this month, it’s the perfect sweet dessert or breakfast treat.

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These easy Strawberry Crumb Bars, with a buttery crust, strawberry filling, and crunchy crumb topping are perfect for a summer party

Yield :

  • Makes 20 servings .

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons corn starch

Preparation :

  • Preheat oven to 375. Grease (or line with foil) a 9 x 13 pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, baking powder, salt, and flour. Cut in the butter using two knives or a pastry blender, until pieces are no bigger than pea sized. Stir in the egg to form a crumbly dough.
  • Pat half of the dough in an even layer in the prepared pan.
  • In a medium bowl, toss the strawberries with the 1/2 cup sugar and corn starch, then spread the strawberry mixture on top of the dough in the pan.
  • Crumble the remaining dough evenly over the strawberry layer. Bake 45-50 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Let cool before slicing and serving.

Nutritional Info :

  • SMART POINTS 10

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