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Strawberry Chewy Butter Bars

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 24 bars 1x

Description

Ooey Gooey Strawberry Chewy Butter Bars will satisfy your sweet tooth.. and then some! This rich & indulgent dessert is one you have to try!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 C AP flour (divided)
  • 1/2 C whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/4 C sugar (divided)
  • 1/2 C cold butter
  • 2/3 C softened butter
  • 1/2 C light corn syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 C half & half
  • 4 C sliced fresh strawberries
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 10 mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 13" x 9" baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the 1 C AP flour, 1/2 C whole wheat flour and 1/4 C sugar and then cut in the cold butter using a pastry cutter or two knives (the mixture will be a crumb consistency).
  3. Pour into paper lined pan and press into bottom to make crust. Set aside
  4. In a large bowl, beat softened butter using a hand mixer. Gradually mix in the 1 C sugar and corn syrup.
  5. Add egg and both extracts and mix until combined.
  6. Alternately add 1 C flour and the half & half just until combined.
  7. Pour over crust and spread evenly using rubber spatula.
  8. Place in oven and bake about 30 minutes or until center is set. 
  9. Allow to cool to room temperature and then remove paper and bars from pan and cut into squares.
  10. In a separate bowl combine berries, ginger and honey along with 3-4 mint leaves chopped finely.
  11. Spoon berry mixture over bars and enjoy.

Keywords: strawberry, strawberries, dessert, sweet, butter, bar, kid-friendly