Mini Berry Crumb Bars

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Baking time: 45 minutes
  • Makes: 16 squares
  • Freezing: Excellent
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Ingredients

Filling:
3 cups (750 mL) fresh berries (blueberries, raspberries, blackberries)
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour
2 tbsp (30 mL) SUGAR IN THE RAW ® Natural Turbinado Sugar
Base and Topping:
1 cup (250 mL) Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour
1 cup (250 mL) Robin Hood® Oats
1/2 cup (125 mL) packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp (1 mL) baking powder
1/2 cup (125 mL) butter
1/3 cup (75 mL) sliced almonds

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Grease an 8" (20 cm) square cake pan and line with parchment paper.
2 Filling: Combine all ingredients and set aside.
3 Base: Combine flour, oats, brown sugar and baking powder in large mixing bowl. Stir well to blend.
4 Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Remove 1 cup of mixture and press remaining oat mixture into prepared pan. Top with filling.
5 Stir nuts into remaining crumb mixture. Sprinkle evenly over top. Pat lightly.
6 Bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes or until golden brown.
7 Cut into squares and serve warm with frozen yogurt or ice cream or cool and cut into smaller squares.