Peach Pie Crumb Bars
 
Ingredients
Crust:
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 6 T. butter, cold and cut into pieces
Peach Filling:
  • ¼ cup peach preserves (Or raspberry, strawberry)
  • 2 cups fresh peach slices (2-3 peaches), peel, remove pit and slice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 T. flour
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
Topping:
  • 4 T. butter, cold and cut into pieces
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, to sprinkle over peaches
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375ยบ.
  2. Line an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with non-stick foil.
Crust
  1. Combine flour, powdered sugar, salt.
  2. Cut butter into dry ingredients till the butter is the size of small peas (Can use a food processor or mixer).
  3. Sprinkle the mixture into the bottom of pan and press evenly.
  4. Bake 10-12 minutes or till just starting to brown.
  5. Spread preserves on top.
Filling
  1. Mix peach slices with lemon juice.
  2. Toss the peaches with the four, cornstarch and cinnamon
Topping
  1. Mix butter, flour and brown sugar until crumbly.
  2. Place peach slices, overlapping slightly if needed, in a single layer across the jam.
  3. Sprinkle with the 1 tablespoon of sugar.
  4. Sprinkle on the streusel topping.
  5. Bake 25-30 minutes or the filling is bubbling and the topping is golden brown.
  6. Cool completely before cutting.
  7. Top with ice cream and a caramel drizzle, if desired.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/peach-pie-crumb-bars/