Strawberry Rhubarb Bars Recipe

Strawberry Rhubarb Bars Recipe

How To Make Strawberry Rhubarb Bars

Mouthwatering layers of buttery oat crumble, and sweet-tart filling, impress your guests with these strawberry rhubarb bars. Unbelievably irresistible!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Crumb Layers:

  • 1⅓cupsall-purpose flour
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ¼tspsalt
  • 1⅓cupsoats,rolled old fashioned
  • ½cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ¾cupunsalted butter,melted
  • 2tspvanilla extract

For Filling:

  • cupsstrawberries,hulled and diced
  • cupsrhubarb,diced, sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 1tbspfresh lemon juice
  • cupgranulated sugar
  • 1tbspcornstarch

Instructions

Crumb Layer:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9×9-inch baking dish and line with parchment paper, butter parchment.

  2. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. Add in oats, brown sugar and granulated sugar and whisk to blend, while using fingertips to break up small clumps of brown sugar.

  3. Whisk vanilla into melted butter then pour melted butter over oat mixture. Stir with a spatula until mixture is evenly moistened.

  4. Press ⅔ of the mixture into the prepared baking dish; set aside the remaining ⅓.

Filling:

  1. Add diced strawberries and rhubarb to a medium mixing bowl. Toss with lemon juice.

  2. In a small mixing bowl whisk together sugar and cornstarch. Pour sugar mixture over strawberry mixture and toss to coat.

  3. Pour strawberry mixture over bottom crumb layer in baking dish. Evenly sprinkle the remaining ⅓ crumb mixture over top.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for about 45 to 50 minutes, until top is golden brown and crisp and filling is bubbling.

  5. Cool on a wire rack until warm then cut into squares. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream if desired.

Recipe Notes

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 311.55kcal
  • Fat: 12.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.09g
  • Fiber: 2.94g
  • Sugar: 21.14g
  • Protein: 4.78g
  • Cholesterol: 30.50mg
  • Sodium: 105.87mg
  • Calcium: 36.86mg
  • Potassium: 181.15mg
  • Iron: 1.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 98.03µg
  • Vitamin C: 14.75mg
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