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Strawberry Streusel Bars

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Strawberry Streusel Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 50 min
  • Servings 16
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This sweet streusel-topped strawberry cookie bar is the perfect treat for summertime.
Updated Jun 14, 2017

Ingredients

Cookie Base and Topping

  • 1 pouch (17.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
  • 4 oz (half of 8-oz package) cold cream cheese, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

Filling

  • 2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup strawberry jam
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Sweetened whipped cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, place cookie mix. Cut in butter and cream cheese, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture is crumbly (do not overmix). Press 3 cups mixture in bottom of pan. To remaining cookie mixture, stir in oats; set aside. Bake cookie base 20 minutes. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix Filling ingredients. Spread mixture on partially baked crust. Sprinkle reserved oat mixture over filling.
  • 4
    Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown and bubbling along edges. Cool on cooling rack 30 minutes. Refrigerate 2 hours before cutting. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bars.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Jam differs from preserves -- the texture is a thick puree rather than chunks of medium to large fruit pieces.
  • tip 2
    For extra indulgence, serve with vanilla ice cream!

Nutrition

240 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate, 21g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
21g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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