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Peach Bars Recipe | Add a Pinch

Peach bars make a wonderful make-ahead breakfast, delicious snack, or an amazing dessert. Made with shortbread and a oat crumble, these peach bars are a favorite!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 16
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch

Ingredients

For the Crust:

For the Filling:

  • 1 half-pint jar peach jelly

For the Crumb Topping:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • pinch salt

Instructions

For the Crust:

  • Make according to shortbread crust instructions.

For the Filling:

  • Spread peach jelly evenly all over the crust.

For the Topping:

  • Combine flour, sugar, and butter in a medium bowl with a pastry blender or fork. Stir in oats, walnuts and salt.
  • Spread crumb topping evenly over filling.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes until the top is lightly browned.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before cutting, about 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Cut in equal rows of 3 x 3 or 4 x 4 depending on how large you would like your bars.
  • Cover tightly with plastic wrap, under a cake dome or store in an airtight container.