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I needed to make something sweet and wonderful for a group of people who’ll be gathering at my house tonight.

So I found a recipe on Pinterest that sparked my interest, gave it a few tweaks and ta-da… wonderfully delicious Blackberry bars.

These were easy to put together and so yummy.

Captain Cavedweller may have tasted more than his fair share in his efforts to provide quality control over my baked goods.

Ingredients

 

Mix up crust until crumbly.

 

Press half of mixture into an 8×8 baking pan.

 

Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes, then cool for about 10 minutes.

 

While the crust is cooling, whisk eggs.

 

Add in flour, sugar, sour cream, lemon, almond and salt, blending well.

 

Add berries to filling.

Folding them in gently.

 

Spoon filling over crust and top with remaining crumbles. Bake for about 45 minutes or until top is lightly browned and berry filing is bubbly.

 

Remove from oven and let cool slightly.

Then top with vanilla frosting you have nuked for about 10 seconds to warm. Just pour it over the top in a drizzling pattern.

 

Let cool completely to serve as bars or scoop out warm and serve with vanilla ice cream!

Buttery Blackberry Bars

Crust:

1 1/2 cups flour

1 cup sugar

pinch of salt

3/4 cup butter, softened

Filling:

2 eggs

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup sour cream

1/2 cup flour

pinch salt

1/2 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp almond extract

3 cups fresh blackberries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly coat an 8×8 baking pan with non-stick spray.

Combine the sugar, flour, salt and butter, cutting together until the mixture is crumbly. Divide in half.

Press half into the bottom of the baking pan and bake for about 10 minutes. Cool for about 10 minutes.

While it is cooling, whip eggs, then add in sugar, sour cream, lemon, salt, and almond extract. Mix well. Gently fold in the berries. Spoon over crust then top with remaining crumbled mixture.

Bake about 45 -50 minutes until mixture is lightly browned and berries are bubbly.

Cool and cut into bars or scoop out like a crisp and serve warm with ice cream!

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