Strawberry Cream Streusel Bars

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Strawberry Cream Streusel Bars

Ingredients

Crust

Filling

  • 7 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Streusel

Glaze

*Spoon & Sweep method: Use a spoon to fill measuring cup with flour until required amount is obtained. Scooping measuring cup directly into flour bag will firmly pack flour resulting in too much flour required for recipe.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine sugar, flour and salt in a medium bowl. Cut butter into sugar mixture with fingers or pastry cutter until mixture resemble wet sand.
  3. Remove 3/4 cup of crust mixture; set aside.
  4. Press remaining dough into 8x8-inch pan lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven while preparing filling. 
  6. For filing: Whisk together sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese and lemon juice until smooth.
  7. Pour over crust, bake for 8 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven again and cover filling with sliced strawberries.
  9. Lower oven to 350°F.
  10. Prepare streusel: In a bowl, whisk together 3/4 cup crust mixture with oats and brown sugar.
  11. Sprinkle over strawberries and retun pan to oven. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. Cool completely or refrigerate for 1-2 hours before slicing in bars. 
  12. Just before serving, prepare glaze. Whisk together powdered sugar and heavy cream until smooth. Drizzle onto bars. 
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Angie Barrett @BigBearsWife.

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