fruit bars

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Beth Peterson-Young
from Spring Grove, MN

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 :)

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For fruit bars

  • 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)

How To Make fruit bars

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