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peach cobbler crumb bars

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These indulgent peach bars are wonderful on their own but would also be excellent with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. By: Jaclyn from Cooking Classy.

yield 24 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For peach cobbler crumb bars

  • 4 1/2 c
    peaches, peeled, pitted and diced (about 8 small peaches, use firm but ripe)
  • 1 3/4 c
    granulated sugar or splenda divided
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest (optional)
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    salted butter, cold and diced into cubes
  • 1 lg
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    turbinado sugar (optional)

How To Make peach cobbler crumb bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small mixing bowl whisk together 3/4 cup granulated sugar, cornstarch,cinnamon,nutmeg and ginger. In a large mixing bowl,toss peaches with orange juice and optional orange zest. Sprinkle sugar mixture over peach mixture and toss to evenly coat,set aside.
  • 2
    In a separate large mixing bowl,whisk together flour,baking powder and salt. Cut butter into flour mixture with a fork or pastry cutter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl,whisk together egg,sour cream and vanilla extract. Pour egg mixture into flour mixture and stir until well combine.
  • 3
    Add in remaining 1 cup granulated sugar and stir until combine. Spread and press half of crumb mixture into an even layer in a greased 13x9 inch baking dish. Toss peach mixture once more and pour over bottom crumb layer and spread peaches into an even layer (spread juices evenly too).
  • 4
    Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over top of peaches into an even layer. Sprinkle top evenly with optional Turbinado sugar. Bake in preheated oven 45-50 minutes until golden. Serve warm with optional vanilla ice cream or allow to cool and cut into bars. Store bars in an airtight container in the refrigerator.