Strawberry Crumble Bars

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A stack of three strawberry crumb bars.

Strawberry Crumble Bars

Servings 12 Bars

Ingredients
  

  • 2 sticks (1 cup) cold butter, cut into pieces
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 16-oz. jar strawberry preserves
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups diced strawberries
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9×13 pan with parchment. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, combine strawberry preserves, 2 tablespoons flour, berries, and lemon juice.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the cold butter pieces, the remaining flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Press half the oat mixture into the prepared pan. Spread with the strawberry mixture. Sprinkle the other half of the oat mixture over the top and pat lightly. Bake until light brown, 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Allow cooling for 1-2 hours to set up before slicing. Enjoy!