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Blackberry Crumble Bars

like a blackberry cobbler you can eat with your hands

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blackberry cobbler, blackberry crumble bars
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 314 kcal
Author Kallee~Creative Southern Home


  • 2 cups blackberries (about 12 oz)
  • 2 cups sugar


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 cups quick oats
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


Blackberry Filling (Can use a prepared blackberry jam)

  1. Place the blackberries in a large saucepan

  2. Over medium heat, heat the berries until just warm

  3. remove from heat

  4. Mash with a potato masher

  5. Add sugar and return to a medium heat

  6. bring to a boil while stirring

  7. Once the mixture is boiling, boil for 4 minutes while stirring

  8. Be careful to not let it boil over

  9. Cool completely (This could take about an hour)


  1. Preheat oven to 375

  2. Spray a 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray

  3. Cream together butter and brown sugar until smooth and creamy

  4. Add the flour, oats, baking soda, salt and cinnamon

  5. Beat on low until crumbly and will stick together when pressed

  6. Press 3/4 of the mixture into prepared baking pan

  7. Spread the Blackberry filling over the crust (can use store bought blackberry jam)

  8. Sprinkle the remaining crust mixture over the filling with your fingers

  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden

  10. Cool before cutting

  11. Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired