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Zucchini Cobbler Bars

Do you have an overloaded zucchini plant? These Zucchini Cobbler Bars are an unconventional zucchini dessert, but you will fall head over heels in love with them!

Do you have an overloaded zucchini plant? These Zucchini Cobbler Bars are an unconventional zucchini dessert, but you will fall head over heels in love with them!

Ingredients

Filling:

Crust and Topping

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Lightly grease a 7×11-inch baking dish**, or line with parchment paper.

In a large bowl, stir together the flour, 1 cup of sugar and the cinnamon. Using a pastry cutter or fork, cut the flour into the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Combine the zucchini and lemon juice in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Cook, stirring often, until the zucchini is soft, about 10-15 minutes.  Stir in the 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook for an additional minute.  Remove from the heat.  Stir in 1/2 cup of the crumb mixture.

Press half of the remaining crumb mixture evenly into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.  Pour the zucchini mixture on top, then sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture over the top.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 35 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.  Let the bars cool completely before cutting and serving.

Notes

*You can choose whether or not to peel the zucchini. If you peel the zucchini, the filling looks just like apple filling, and most people won’t be able to tell the difference. But I prefer to keep the peel on for a little texture.

**If you don’t have a 7×11-inch baking dish, you can bake it in a 9” square dish. You will probably have to adjust the baking time.

adapted from Taste of Home

 

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts.

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