Monday, June 16, 2014

Rhubarb Bars

If you love sweet, rich desserts, this is the recipe for your.  Thank you Marlene for sharing Jeanette's recipe for rhubarb bars.
Chop your rhubarb into small pieces.  This is what 5 cups looks like.
When you mix your softened butter and flour, it will look like this.
I put little mounds around the pan so it's easier to press it into all areas of the pan.  It's a pretty soft dough so it presses pretty easily.
I like to press a little dough up the sides of the pan, just because.
The white ingredients for the filling.
When they are all mixed together, fold in the rhubarb
After 10 minutes in the oven, your flakey crust will be ready to be filled.
Then back in the oven it will go for 40-45 minutes.
When it's baked it looks like this.
Let it cool completely before frosting the bars.
Mix the frosting with the electric mixer but fold in the whipped cream.

Rhubarb Bars

Ingredients

2-1/4 cups flour-divided
1 cup butter
2-1/2  cups sugar- divided
1/4 cup flour
1 cup milk
3 eggs
5 cups of rhubarb, about 12 stocks.
8 oz cream cheese
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup whipped cream

Preheat oven to 350F
For the crust
Mix together until soft-
2 cups flour
1 cup softened butter
Press into a 13" X 9" pan.  Bake for 10 minutes.

While the crust is baking mix together:
2 cups sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 cup milk
3 eggs
Add-
 rhubarb

Pour into warm crust in baking dish and bake until set, about 40 minutes.

Frosting:
beat together
cream cheese
1/2 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Fold in
1 c whipped cream

Frost the bars when they cool.


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6 comments:

  1. Delicious...and who could resist it served on that gorgeous color.
    G'day!

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  2. This looks so delicious! Pinned. Thank you for being a part of our party. I hope to see you tonight at 7 pm.. It is always a pleasure to have you! http://loulougirls.blogspot.com/
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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    1. I love your party!! Thank you for hosting.

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  3. This sounds delicious! I haven't had rhubarb since I was a kid. Thanks for sharing with Creative Spark Link Party.
    Glenna @ My Paper Craze

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