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Cherry Crumb Bars

Cherry Crumb Bars

Herbs and Flour
These bars are incredibly easy to make using fresh, sweet cherries and an easy to make crumb topping that doubles as the base layer too.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9 servings
Calories 193 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the crust:

  • 3/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

For the filling:

  • 2 cups sweet cherries pitted and sliced into quarters
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F and line a 9x9 inch pan with parchment paper (Let the parchment overhang up the sides of the pan so you can easily lift it out of the pan when they're done cooling).
  • In a large bowl, mix together the melted butter and sugar. Add the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, vanilla and salt and stir together until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Spread half of the mixture onto the bottom of the baking pan and press down to form the crust.
  • In a bowl, mix all of the filling ingredients together. Sprinkle the filling over the crust. Sprinkle the remaining crumble mixture over top of the filling.
  • Bake the bars for 30 minutes or until the crust turns a nice golden brown. Let cool before slicing.

Nutrition

Calories: 193kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 134mgPotassium: 128mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 53IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 59mgIron: 1mg
Keyword bars, fresh cherries, summer, summer dessert, sweet cherries
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