Fruit Bars

Fruit Bars Recipe

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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 :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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)

Step-By-Step

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