Raspberry Patch Crumb Bars

“To give these fresh, fruity bars even more crunch, add a sprinkling of nuts to the yummy crumb topping. Everyone will want to indulge.” —Leanna M. Thorne, Lakewood, Colorado

Raspberry Patch Crumb BarsPhoto: Taste of Home
Raspberry Patch Crumb Bars
Raspberry Patch Crumb Bars
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
3dozen 30minutes 35minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
3dozen 30minutes
Cook Time
35minutes + cooling
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1 cup sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in eggs and extract. Press two-thirds of the mixture into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining sugar; add berries and gently toss. Spoon over crust. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture.
  3. Bake at 375° for 35-45 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator.
  4. Editor’s Note: If using frozen raspberries, do not thaw before tossing with cornstarch mixture.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 131 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fibre), 2g protein.