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A stack of Mango Crumb Bars

Mango Crumb Bars

Fresh, sweet, juicy mangoes sandwiched between two layers of crumbly, buttery pastry. These Mango Crumb Bars are super easy to make, and are the perfect dessert and snack! 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 527kcal
Author: MinShien

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups ripe mangoes (small chunks) 2-3 mangoes
  • 3-5 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup cold unsalted butter
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut mangoes into small chunks. In a bowl, combine mango chunks, sugar (use more if mango is not ripened) and corn starch. Mix well and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Cut cold (important: make sure it is cold!) unsalted butter into chunks and add to flour mixture.
    Butter in food processor
  • If using a food processor, pulse until small crumbs are formed. If using a pastry cutter, cut butter into flour mixture until small crumbs are formed.
    Making crumbles
  • Mix together wet ingredients - brown sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Then add wet ingredients into buttery dry mixture. Mix well - mixture should be slightly crumbly.
    Crumble mixture in mixing bowl
  • Bring ~2/3 of crumbly mixture to the bottom of a 8" x 8" baking pan lined with parchment paper. Press mixture onto pan to form a layer of crumb pastry.
    flattening crumbles
  • Add mango mixture, and spread it out evenly.
    Spreading mango filling onto crumble
  • Then sprinkle the top with the rest of the crumbles.
    Spreading crumbles onto a pan of Mango Crumb Bars
  • Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let it cool for 5-10 minutes. Then lift parchment paper and bring pastry out from the pan. Let it cool for another 15-20 minutes.
  • Cut into 9 square bars. Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 527kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 1493IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 2mg
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