Raspberry Crumble Bars
Author: Nikki
These Raspberry Crumble Bars are absolute perfection. The crumb crust and topping is such a fantastic blend of texture and flavor. The raspberry filling is the star of this dessert; tart and sweet and completely delicious.
Raspberry sauce:
  • 3 cups raspberries
  • ¾ cup cold water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3½ Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
Crumb Crust/Topping
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1½ cups old fashion oats
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
Raspberry Sauce
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine 2 cups raspberries, water, sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice.
  2. Over medium heat, bring to a boil stirring constantly. Cook until thickened. This usually takes about 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Remove from stove and stir in remaining raspberries.
Crumb Crust/Topping
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla. Beat until well combined.
  2. Add flour and oats, mix well. Dough will be crumbly.
  3. Set 2 cups of the mixture aside for the top.
  4. Press the remaining dough evenly onto the bottom of the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Spread raspberry evenly sauce over the top.
  6. Sprinkle remaining crumbles evenly over the top.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes.
  8. Cool and cut into squares and serve.
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/raspberry-crumble-bars/