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Strawberry-Rhubarb Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Strawberry-Rhubarb Squares, by , is from The Cookbook of Elizabeth Ann O'Farrell Zeller, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elizabeth Zeller
Added: Friday, November 30, 2007


1/2 c margarine or butter, softened
1/2 c packed brown sugar
1/2 t vanilla
1 c allpurpose or whole wheet flour
3/4 c quick cooking oats
1/3 c chopped nuts
1/4 t salt
1/4 t baking soda
1 c granulated sugar
1/3 c all purpose or whole wheat flour
1 T milk
2 eggs
2 c sliced strawberries (about 1 pint)
2 c sliced rhubarb (about 4 stalks)

Brown Sugar Whipped Topping
1 c chilled whipping cream
1/4 c packed brown sugar
1/2 t vanilla

Preheat oven 375. Mix margarine, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir in 1 c flour, the oats, nuts, baking soda and salt until crumbly. Reserve 1 c crumbly mixture. Press remiaing crymbly mixture in ungreased square pan, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2. Mix granulated suga. , 1/3 c flour, the milk and eggs in large bowl until smooth; fold in strawberries and rhubarb. Pour into pan; sprinkle with reserved crumbly mixture. Bake until topping is golden brown and filling is set, 40-50 minutes. Cool slightly; cut into 2 1/2 or 3 inch squares. Serve with Brown Sugar Whipped topping. Refrigerate any remaining dessert and topping

Beat chilled whipping cream, brown sugar and vanilla in chilled small bowl until stiff.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom wrote, " after baking, fills 9" square pan fully".
Also, "Very good!!".




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