Peach Crumb Bars

Peach Crumb Bars

Peach Crumb Bars (or slices) are an easy dessert made by combining the peach pie with a crumb cake. A delicate crumb base supports a peach and cinnamon filling topped with another layer of crumb dough. This sweet, moist and fruity bar cookies are a perfect way to enjoy peaches while they’re in season.


Peach Crumb Bars
 
Serves: 16
Ingredients
  • DOUGH:
  • 400 g (3¼ cup) flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 200 g (7 oz) butter
  • 100 g (1/2 cup) sugar
  • about 1 Tbsp milk
  • a pinch of lemon zest
  • FILLING:
  • around 1 kg (2 lb) peaches, pitted and cubed (no need to peel peaches)
  • a pinch of cinnamon
  • a pinch of lemon zest
  • sugar, to taste
Instructions
  1. DOUGH: Combine all ingredients for the dough until they are just blended together. Wrap in foil and chill the dough for about 2 hours in refrigerator.
  2. FILLING: In a large bowl, combine cubed peaches with cinnamon, lemon zest and sugar.
  3. ASSEMBLE: Divide the dough in half. Place one half of the dough into the bottom of the pie plate. Top with peach filling. Take the other half of the dough and grate it on top of the filling (use a grater with large holes, like the one for grating apples).
  4. Bake for about 40 minutes at 190 (375 F) or until the crust is golden.

 

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