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Peach Pie Crumble Bars have a buttery shortbread base, a layer of juicy peaches, & crunchy oatmeal crumble topping
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Peach Pie Crumble Bars

These Peach Pie Crumble Bars combine the 2 best peach recipes around - peach pie & peach crumble. They start with a buttery shortbread base. Then they have a layer of juicy peaches followed by crunchy oatmeal crumble. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine Canadian
Keyword Fruit Crumble, Peach Crumble, Peach Pie, Peach Recipes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 squares

Ingredients

Shortbread Base

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup unsalted butter , melted

Peach Layer

  • 3 cups chopped peaches , about 4-5 large peaches
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice , or water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

Crumble Topping

  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup large flake oats , quick oats or old-fashioned oats work too
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter , melted

Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4-5 tablespoons cream , or milk

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Line an 8x8 inch pan with parchment paper, leaving an overhang around the edges.
  • Make the Shortbread Base. In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, powdered sugar & salt. Stir in the melted butter.
  • Press the mixture into the bottom of the pan and bake for 15 minutes.
  • As the base is baking, make the peach layer.
  • Toss the chopped peaches with the sugar, lemon juice & cornstarch until the peaches & evenly coated.
  • Make the Crumble Topping. In a medium bowl stir together the flour, oats, brown sugar. Then stir in the melted butter - it should resemble wet sand.
  • Spread the peach mixture on top of the baked shortbread base. Then crumble the oatmeal crumble topping in your palms, and sprinkle over top of the peach layer.
  • Bake in the preheated oven at 350F for 35-45 minutes, or until the top looks golden brown.
  • Cool fully.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the powdered sugar, vanilla extract & cream until smooth. Add in a little more cream or powdered sugar as needed.
  • Drizzle the glaze over top of the bars. 

Notes

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge.