Today's recipe for Blackberry Bars makes a wonderful dessert or snack for after school.
1 c. all purpose flour
3/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c. cold butter, cut into 1" pieces
1/2 c. sour cream
1 egg, beaten
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. fresh blackberries
Sifted powdered sugar
Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut butter in with pastry cutter or pulse in a food processor, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Press 1 1/3 cup of mixture in an 8 inch square pan.
Combine the rest of the crumb mixture with baking soda, sour cream, eggs, salt, vanilla, and cinnamon. Blend well. Gently fold in blackberries and spoon over crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
Cool on wire rack and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars.
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