Saskatoon Berry Bars

Makes about 32 pieces

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 3/4 cup soft butter
  • 2 cups Cranberry/Almond Cereal
  • 1 250g brick of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup loose Saskatoonberry jam

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour and 1 cup of the sugar in a large bowl, add the butter and mix until it is quite crumbly. Add the cereal.

Press about 3 cups of the cereal in a greased 13 x 9 cake pan. Press firmly.  Mix the cream cheese, remaining brown sugar and egg is a small bowl and spread evenly over the crust. Top with the jam, spreading evenly. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over top.

Bake about 30 minutes until lightly browned. Cut into bars when completely cooled.

Saskatoons are my son-in-law, Victor’s favourite, so this must get me brownie points. Right, Victor?


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