Gluten-Free Blueberry Oat Bars

Gluten-Free Blueberry Oat Bars

Ingredients

Bars

  • 3/4 cups Baking Free™ gluten-free All Purpose Flour (plus 2 Tablespoons for crumble topping)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (plus 1/2 cup for crumble topping)
  • 2 cups Positively Free™ Instant Oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3/4 cups butter, cold and cubed (plus 1 tablespoon for crumble topping)
  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Glaze (Optional)

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (more if needed)
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare 9 x 12 inch baking pan. Grease pan. Line with foil leaving enough on side to form handles later. Grease foil too.
Step 2
Combine 3/4 cup flour, 1 cup brown sugar, oats, baking powder, xanthan gum and salt in food processor bowl. Pulse a couple of times to mix dry ingredients.
Step 3
Add 3/4 cup cold and cubed butter to food processor bowl and process to form crumbly mixture. Press mixture into prepared baking pan.
Step 4
Spread blueberries over the top in a single layer. Combine remaining 2 tablespoon flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon butter and mix to form a coarse crumble. Sprinkle over the blueberries.
Step 5
Bake for 45-50 minutes. Allow to cool for 30 minutes before removing from pan. Cool completely before cutting into 12 large bars or 24 smaller bites.
Glaze
Step 6
In small dish, mix powdered sugar and water to form glaze. If too dry to drizzle, add more water. If too thin, add more powdered sugar. Drizzle over cut and cooled bars.