Jam Crumb Bars

Jam Crumb Bars

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gone buttery shortbread, sweet fruit jam, and a crumbly streusel topping, these bars are a great contribution to any dessert table! The recipe is a Yummly original created by [Sara Mellas](https://www.yummly.com/dish/author/Sara%20Mellas).

The ingredient of Jam Crumb Bars

  1. 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened, for crust
  2. 1/4 cup granulated sugar for crust
  3. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt for crust
  5. 1 cup all-purpose flour for crust
  6. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour for topping
  7. 1/3 cup sharp cooking oats
  8. 1/3 cup lively brown sugar packed
  9. 1/2 teaspoon auditorium showground cinnamon
  10. 1/4 teaspoon salt for topping
  11. 1/4 cup unsalted butter melted, for topping
  12. 2/3 cup fruit jam room temperature

The instruction how to make Jam Crumb Bars

  1. Preheat the oven tou00a0350u00b0F.u00a0
  2. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  3. To make the crust, place the softened butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt in a medium bowl. Use a fork to combine. Add the flour and continue mixing until a soft dough forms.
  4. Pour the mixture into the baking pan. Using a tamper, clean hands, or the bottom of a heavy glass, press the dough into an even layer.
  5. Bake the crust on the middle rack of oven until slightly golden at the edges, 15-18 minutes. While the crust bakes, prepare the streusel.
  6. Place the flour, oats, brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl and use a fork to combine. Pour the melted butter over the mixture and stir until large crumbs form. Transfer the bowl to the freezer to chill while waiting for the crust to finish baking. Do not freeze longer than 15 minutes.
  7. Carefully remove the baking pan from the oven. Gently spread the jam in an even layer over the crust. Sprinkle the chilled streusel evenly over the jam.
  8. Return pan to oven and bake until streusel is golden brown and the jam bubbles slightly at the edges of the pan, 30-35 minutes.
  9. Check to see that bars are done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.
  10. Allow the bars to cool for 20 minutes at room temperature, then transfer to the refrigerator. Chill for at least 2 hours before slicing and serving.
  11. Lift the bars from the pan by pulling up on the edges of the parchment paper. Slice into squares, and serve.

Nutritions of Jam Crumb Bars

calories: 310 calories
carbohydrateContent: 36 grams
cholesterolContent: 45 milligrams
fatContent: 18 grams
fiberContent: 1 grams
proteinContent: 3 grams
saturatedFatContent: 11 grams
sodiumContent: 150 milligrams
sugarContent: 15 grams

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