Cinnamon Streusel Peach Pie Bars
 
 
Serves: 24
Ingredients
Crust:
  • 1 cup FLOUR
  • ½ cup COLD BUTTER
  • ½ teaspoon SALT
  • 1 Tablespoon COLD WATER
Filling:
  • 6 cups FRESH PEACHES, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 1 cup SUGAR
  • 3 Tablespoons CORNSTARCH
  • 1 Tablespoon FRESH LEMON JUICE
  • 2 teaspoons VANILLA BEAN PASTE (or vanilla extract)
Streusel Topping:*
  • ¾ cup FLOUR
  • ¼ cup BROWN SUGAR
  • 1 teaspoon CINNAMON
  • ¼ teaspoon SALT
  • 5 Tablespoons BUTTER, melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan.
  2. In a food processor, pulse together crust ingredients to form a dough. Press into the bottom of prepared pan.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together peach slices, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice and vanilla bean paste. Pour peaches on top of crust.
  4. In a small bowl, combine streusel ingredients. Sprinkle on top of peaches.
  5. Bake for 50-55 minutes until the filling is bubbling and the streusel is golden. Cool completely before cutting into bars.
Notes
*I made the streusel and put it in the freezer while preparing the crust and filling. It isn't a required step, but I really like a defined streusel crumb.
Recipe by Crumbs and Chaos at http://www.crumbsandchaos.net/2014/08/cinnamon-streusel-peach-pie-bars/