Peachy Keen Bars

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Paula Todora

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@ptodora

Made with a cake mix and canned peaches, I created this original recipe out of what I happened to have on hand back in 2010.

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This simple dessert is a cross between peaches and cream and a peach cobbler in bar form. They're sweet, creamy, and soooo good. Easy to make, you can throw them together in no time. The bars have a crust layer, that's topped with a sweet cream cheese filling and peaches on top of that. On top, there's a sweet crumb layer. This a great dessert for any time of the year, but would be perfect for summer parties. The recipe makes 12 very generous bars that are pretty rich and can be cut into smaller pieces if you needed to.

Note: We misread the instructions and kept the sliced peaches whole instead of dicing them (mistakes happen to everyone!). The result was just bigger pieces of peach in each bar... which isn't a bad thing. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 47 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    dry cake mix-white, yellow or French vanilla
  • 1/3 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 2 large
    eggs, divided
  • 29 oz
    can peach slices, drained
  • 12 oz
    cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How to Make Peachy Keen Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9x13” pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl mix cake mix, butter, and 1 egg with a fork until you get a crumbly mixture.
  3. Set aside 1 1/2 cup of crumbs for topping.
  4. Press the remaining crumbs on bottom of prepared pan; Bake 8 minutes.
  5. Dice drained peaches and spread over top of crust.
  6. In the bowl of an electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat the cream cheese, sugar, remaining egg, and vanilla extract.
  7. Spread over top of peaches.
  8. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Bake 30 minutes.
  9. Chill at least 30 minutes before serving. Serves 12. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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About Peachy Keen Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Summer Desserts!
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #bar #peach #keen



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