Blackberry Pie BarsFoodista
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter (cut into 1" chunks)
4 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 pinch salt
3 cups blackberries (fresh, or 1 16 oz package of frozen blackberries, thawed and draine)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
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1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 8"x8" baking pan with cooking spray.
2If using nuts, spread them out on an ungreased baking sheet and lightly toast them in the oven, about 8-10 minutes.
3In bowl, combine the sugar and lemon zest, and rub together with fingers or the back of a spoon until lemon is fragrant and mixed into the sugar. You will end up with lemon scented sugar.
4Combine the lemon sugar, flour, salt, and butter and beat on medium speed with electric mixer fit with paddle attachment until mixture looks crumbly. Reserve 3/4 cup of mixture, and press remaining onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake crust 12-15 minutes, until it is golden brown.
5For the filling:
6Whisk eggs in a bowl. Add sugar, sour cream, flour, and salt, and stir with spatula until combined. Gently fold in blueberries. Pour the mixture evenly over the crust, making sure to scrape entire bowl onto crust. Also, make sure to move the blackberries around so they are evenly distributed on the crust.
7Sprinkle remaining crust mixture over filling, along with walnuts if using. Bake 45 to 55 minutes until the top is lightly browned. Let cool for at least 1 hour, longer if able, before slicing. Store in refrigerator.
PER SERVING *
|Calories1130Calories from Fat500|
|% DAILY VALUE*|
|Calories from Fat500|
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.