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Peach Cobbler Bars

Continuing the theme of using up all the frozen fruit in my freezer…

My husband brought home about 14 bags of frozen whatevers last spring after a “slushie party” at his school.  So with the first two bags of frozen peaches I tried this recipe: Peach Pie Crumb Bars. It was a whim and an experiment – I needed something fast to bring to MY school for a thank you treat.  They were SO YUMMY that I’ve been really looking forward to making it again.  The only adjustments I made to the original today were to use thawed, frozen peaches (one 32 oz bag, slices) that I cut into bite-sized pieces, brown sugar in the filling, about 2 Tbsps of my whiskey vanilla. AND I substituted 1 cup of the all purpose flour for 1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats to give the crumble a little more texture.  Everything else is exactly the same!

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Thawed peaches with all the brown sugar, corn starch, spices, and whiskey vanilla.
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Cut the butter into the dry ingredients using a pastry cutter or your fingers.
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Add the egg and keep “cutting”. I switched to a wooden spoon about 15 seconds into that process.
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Dump half the dry mixture out into the baking pan…
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Spread it around, and pat it down evenly for the bottom crust.
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Dump out those gorgeous peaches and spread them out evenly. Top the peaches with the rest of the crumbly mixture. and pop in the oven
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Bake at 375 for about 40 minutes until it looks like THIS!
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Easier to handle when they have cooled a bit, but REALLY YUMMY warm with a little ice cream… mmm.

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