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Gluten-Free Rhubarb Bars Recipe

Gluten-Free Rhubarb Bars Recipe

Nothing tastes like spring more than rhubarb and strawberry. The crust and crumb topping on these bars are so tasty, nobody will know they’re eating gluten-free.—Lisa Wilson, Virginia, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free all-purpose baking flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cold butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 5 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose baking flour
  • 1/2 cup cold butter

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in eggs and milk just until moistened. Press onto the bottom of a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Top with rhubarb; sprinkle with gelatin.
  • 2. For topping, in a small bowl, combine sugar and flour. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over top. Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 116 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 58 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.