Peaches and Cream Bars

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For me, peaches in any peach recipe means the pinnacle of summer is upon us. These peaches and cream bars are made with peach pie filling so you can enjoy the fresh and sweet flavor of a peach dessert whenever you feel the need to do so.

The Country Cook blogger and mom, Brandie, uses the tag line on her site that her cooking is a bit of country cookin’ for today’s busy cook. We can appreciate that as we run through our own day always worrying about what we will be able to prepare in a few minutes for dinner tonight. We want dishes that are interesting, and appealing. This peach recipe can be made whenever you want a special fruit dessert, and if you can manage to keep these peach bars around for any time at all, they can be cut into generous pieces and eaten on the run. So they can work as a snack food or even a breakfast if needed. This peach dessert is filling and contains eggs, cheese and fruit to provide a great blend of protein, carbohydrates and dairy to your family.

Sometimes we can get so caught up in the idea of avoiding too much sugar and too many calories that we might forget that a simple dessert like peach bars, especially made from scratch, can have lots of wholesome goodness in it. This peach dessert is chock full of peaches, a fruit that is full of fiber, vitamin C, and other important nutrients. Since the base of these peach bars is made from scratch they also include eggs, an almost perfect protein food. So you can feel better about serving this this peach recipe to your family. This dish offers a healthy and nutritious snack that certainly beats out fast food!

The peach bars are a layered combination of a cake like base, followed by a cream cheese middle blended with fruit, which is then topped with a light vanilla glaze. The peaches are a pretty complement against the golden color of the cooked bar and the white glaze offers a great contrast. It will not be difficult to get your family to try this peach dessert. The trick may really be trying to get these peach bars to last more than one day! This peach recipe is economical to make, and easy and quick to pull together. And it will likely taste best served at room temperature or well chilled. Aspiring cooks can try their hand at all or part of these peach bars. With some oversight they may be able to tackle the peach bars from start to finish. It is all baked in one dish, so clean up is also straightforward. Why not try this one tonight? If it’s mid-winter when you make it, the peaches will help you remember that summer is coming. If it’s mid-summer then nothing tastes better than peaches in the hot sunshine. Enjoy this recipe tonight, and explore many more at Brandie’s site. Find out how to make this recipe and many others at the website, The Country Cook, by following the link below.

Nutrition Facts for: Peaches and Cream Bars from The Country Cook
Ingredients: Butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, all-purpose flour,salt, peach pie filling, cream cheese, vanilla, powdered sugar, milk.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 16 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 446, Calories from Fat 163, Total Fat 18.1g 28%, Saturated Fat 10.9g 54%, Cholesterol 99mg 33%, Sodium 310mg 13%, Potassium 67mg 2%, Carbohydrates 66.9g 22%, Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%, Sugars 46.9g, Protein 5.4g, Vitamin A 12%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 3%, Iron 8%

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