Fruit Bars Recipe

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Fruit Bars

Beth Peterson-Young

By
@banntpy

Another childhood favorite from my mom's collection! She usually made blueberry bars but I have used cherry and peach as well as pear butter! So Fruit bars seemed to be a better name :)


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

BARS

1 c
butter, softened
1 3/4 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
4
eggs
3 c
flour
16 oz
fruit filling or fruit butter

GLAZE

3 Tbsp
orange juice
3 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/2 c
powdered sugar (more or less use enough to get right consistency for glaze)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
Cream together the butter, white and brown sugars and vanilla till light and fluffy.
3
Stir in the 4 eggs.
4
Fold in the flour until will mixed.
5
Spread 2/3 of this into a jellyroll pan.
6
Pour over one (16oz) can of your favorite fruit pie filling or fruit butter.
7
Drop spoonfuls of the remaining batter onto the top of the fruit.
8
Bake for 45 minutes.
9
While baking make a glaze of the orange juice, powdered sugar and melted butter. Drizzle this over the bars when they come out of the oven before they are cooled.

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