An easy peach dessert that features a shortbread crust. These peach shortbread bars are quick to make, and have a very fresh taste. Perfect for peach season!
Servings 12 pieces
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3 cups flour
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup cold butter (2 sticks cut into thin slices)
- 1 large egg
- 3 large peaches
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Prepare a 9 x 13 inch pan with butter or non-stick spray. Set aside.
Wash and peel peaches. Cut into slices about 3/8 to 1/2 inches thick. Set aside.
In a large bowl combine sugar, baking powder, flour, spices, and salt with a whisk.
Cut the butter slices into the flour mixture with a pastry blender or your fingertips.
Add egg and continue to blend until crumbly, but beginning to hold together.
Put 1/2 to 3/4 of the mixture into the prepared pan and pat down firmly.
Arrange sliced peaches in rows.
Sprinkle with remaining crust mixture.
Bake for 30 minutes or until it begins to brown around the edges.
Cool completely before cutting into squares.
Serving: 1piece | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 226mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 2mg