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1944 bake off winner rhubarb custard bars

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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!

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serves 9x13 pan
prep time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For 1944 bake off winner rhubarb custard bars

  • CRUST:
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 4 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp
  • 4-5 c
    rhubarb, cut into small pieces
  • cool whip or whipped cream, optional

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.