Berry Cobbler Squares Recipe
A recipe for Berry Cobbler Squares that is quick, tasty and sure to be a hit.
Makes (1) 9x13 inch baking dish
Crust and Topping
zest of two lemons
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups cooking oats
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) chilled butter, cut into cubes
4 large eggs
2 cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
juice of 1 large or 2 small lemons
3/4 cup flour
pinch of salt
6 cups of fresh berries, or 2 (16 oz) pkgs frozen berries
If you use frozen berries, be sure to defrost overnight and drain excess liquid to make them ready for baking.
You can choose any variety of berries you like for this delicious dessert.
Crust and Topping
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan with a little butter.
Zest two lemons.
Measure out the two types of sugar into a mixing bowl. Rub the zest into the sugar with the back of a spoon. This will create a lemon scented sugar.
Combine lemon sugar, flour, oats, salt and butter in a mixing bowl.
Use and electric mixer and beat the ingredients on medium speed until it looks dry and crumbly .
Press all but 1 1/2 cups of the mixture into the baking pan.
The reserved portion will be used for the topping.
Place into the preheated oven and bake the crust for 12 to 15 min, or until golden brown.
Remove from the oven and let cool for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, make the filling.
Whisk the eggs in a large bowl. add sugar, sour cream, lemon juice, flour, and salt.
Gently fold in the fresh or defrosted and drained berries.
Spoon the mixture evenly over the crust and distribute berries evenly around.
Sprinkle the reserved crust mixture evenly over filling.
Place into the preheated oven and bake for 45 to 55 minutes, or until the top is lightly browned.
Wonderful served warm with ice cream or you can refrigerate and serve cold.