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Berry Yummy Peach Bars

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Ingredients:

For fruit filling:

  • 1 can (15 oz.) sliced peaches (in juice)
  • 1/4 cup raw sugar or packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch (or tapioca starch)
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup blackberries

For crust and topping:

  • 1 package Enjoy Life® Snickerdoodle cookies
  • 1 Tbsp. Spectrum® organic shortening
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. To make the fruit filling:
  3. In a large bowl, mix together juice from peaches, sugar and starch.
  4. Stir in fruit. Place in a saucepan and cook over low heat until mixture thickens. Set aside.

To make the crust and topping:

  1. Combine crust ingredients in food processor.
  2. Pulse until the mixture resembles flax meal.
  3. Press half of the crust mixture into a greased 8-inch square baking pan.
  4. Reserve the other half of the crust mixture for the topping.
  5. Pour the fruit mixture over the crust. Take the reserved crust mixture and sprinkle over the fruit mixture.
  6. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until the topping is golden and the fruit mixture is dark purple and thick.
  7. Let cool for 30 minutes before cutting into bars.

Servings: 2 dozen

From the new Cookies for Everyone! cookbook. Learn more at http://www.enjoylifefoods.com/cookiebook/

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