Strawberry Dessert Bars
 
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These strawberry dessert bars are light and delicious. They start with a layer of graham crackers then lay on the strawberries and a crumble top.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • Crumble Topping
  • ¼ Cup Old Fashioned Oats
  • ¼ Cup Flour
  • ¼ Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter (melted)
  • Bars
  • 1½ Packages Graham Crackers (packages = the packets inside the box)
  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter (melted)
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Cups Strawberries (chopped)
  • ¼ Cup Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Crumble Topping
  3. Combine topping ingredients in a small bowl and stir to thoroughly combine then set aside.
  4. Bars
  5. Drop the graham crackers into the bowl of your food processor and buzz until they are in fine crumbs.
  6. Pour graham cracker crumbs into bowl then pour in melted butter and salt. Stir to thoroughly combine.
  7. Press graham cracker mixture into an 8"x8" baking pan. Make sure that the layer is even and well packed into the pan.
  8. In another bowl mix the strawberries with the sugar and cornstarch. Make sure the the berries are evenly coated with the mixture (this is what's going to help thicken the filling).
  9. Pour the strawberry mixture into the pan with the graham crackers and make sure that it's all level in the pan.
  10. Sprinkle the topping generously over top of the strawberries.
  11. Pop into the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  12. The dessert bars are done when the topping is lightly browned.
  13. Remove from oven and let cool before cutting into bars.
Notes
You could make this with blueberries if you like. Just sub the same 3 cups of fruit.
Recipe by My Man's Belly at http://mymansbelly.com/2015/07/03/strawberry-dessert-bars/