1944 bake off winner rhubarb custard bars

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Family Favorites
from Not Far From Green Bay, WI

One of my favorite hobbies is collecting vintage cookbooks and this was a delicious recipe that that was tucked inside. If you have an abundance of rhubarb, you have to give this a try. Anything that is still being passed around from 1944 just has to be good!

serves 9x13 pan
prep time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For 1944 bake off winner rhubarb custard bars

  • CRUST:
  • 1 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • FILLING:
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 4 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 4-5 c
    rhubarb, cut into small pieces
  • cool whip or whipped cream, optional
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How To Make 1944 bake off winner rhubarb custard bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 pan.
  • 2
    Crust: Blend flour and sugar together. Cut in butter with a pastry blender.
  • 3
    Press crust into pan. Bake for 10 minutes until lightly golden.
  • 4
    Filling: In large mixing bowl, blend sugar and flour and then eggs, vanilla and rhubarb. Mix well.
  • 5
    Pour mixture over partially baked crust and continue baking for 30-35 minutes being careful not to over bake.
  • 6
    Top with powdered sugar, whipped topping or ice cream just before serving. ****Because this is a custard, be sure to refrigerate any leftovers.
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