Black & Blue Crumb Bars

Eat one of these with a good cup of coffee & you'll experience a little slice of heaven.  These bars are good for breakfast, a snack, tea time, & dessert.  These bars are just plain good.  Whip 'em up, you won't be disappointed!  Here's the skinny...
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
3 cups flour
1 cup butter, cold & cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 cups blackberries
2 cups blueberries
3 teaspoons cornstarch
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Line a 9 by 13 inch baking pan with parchment paper & spray with cooking spray.
In medium bowl mix together 1 cup sugar, flour, salt, and baking powder.  In small owl whisk together egg & vanilla.  Pour egg mixture into flower mixture and add butter.  Using a pastry cutter cut until crumbly dough forms.  Pat half of the dough into the bottom the baking pan.
In small bowl mix together 1/2 cup sugar & cornstarch.  Gently mix int he blueberries & blackberries.  Pour the berries over the crust  in the pan.  Crumble remaining dough on top.  Sprinkle with a little extra sugar.  Bake for 45 minutes or until slightly brown on top.  Cool completely before cutting.  Enjoy!
*fresh is best, but frozen berries work great as well.


  1. im excited to make these! have you made them with any other berries?

    1. You could use any berries for this. Just adjust how much sugar you mix in with the berries according to their natural sweetness & tartness.