Peach cobbler dessert makes an appearance in bar form! Cake like bars are studded with peaches and spike with a little schnapps!
Why Peach Cobbler Bars
Several years ago my family and I took a vacation to Hilton Head, SC. It was the perfect vacation for many reasons, but aside from the beautiful weather and the soft sand, one of the best memories from that trip was a little side trip we took to Savannah, GA.
I fell in love with the quaint downtown, with its riverside cobblestone streets and historic buildings. That trip was the inspiration behind this Fried Green Tomato BLT, which is still one of my all-time favorite sandwiches.
But what I really remember about that trip was stopping at a roadside stand for peaches on the way home. Those peaches were some of the best I have ever eaten. I mean, they were plump and round and so juicy that every time you bit into your peach, juice would dribble down your chin and your arm. We must eaten a dozen peaches that day.
I hear that a peach truck from Georgia will be making a stop about an hour from home soon. I plan on getting there early and grabbing as many fresh peaches as I can! I am going to be a hoarder of peaches. But with all these peach recipes, (especially this peach cake) you can see why!
About Peach Cobbler Bars
These bars are super easy and they almost feel like a cross between blonde brownies and cake.
This recipe is not a light recipe, it does call for a cup of butter, sugar and brown sugar, consider yourselves warned!
I add peach schnapps to the batter and to the peaches for a little kick. The alcohol does burn off, nevertheless, you can easily omit the liqueur. Almond or rum extract would make great substitutions.
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1 cup sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 tablespoon peach schnapps
- 3 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 lbs sliced peaches
- ½ cup sugar
- ¼ cup flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons peach schnapps
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 x 13-inch pan and set aside. In a bowl, cream together the butter and both sugars. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in vanilla and schnapps. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Slowly mix in dry ingredients just until combined.
In a bowl, toss the peaches together with the sugar, flour, cinnamon, and schnapps.
Spread 3/4 of the butter into the pan. Pour peaches over the batter and dollop the remaining batter over the peaches.
Bake the bars for 1 hour or until golden and toothpick inserted comes out clean. Cool peaches for 1 hour before serving.
Amount Per Serving Calories 0Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 0mgFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 0g