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Creamy Crumbly Blackberry Bars

You know a dessert bar is going to be great when you start off with a base of crumbled sugar cookies! Our Creamy Crumbly Blackberry Bars are made with fresh blackberries and fluffy cream cheese, which makes them the perfect summer potluck dessert. 

What You'll Need

  • 20 finely crushed sugar cookies (about 3 cups), plus 1 for garnish
  • 7 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 pound blackberries, washed, with 1/2 cup reserved for garnish

What to Do

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Coat a 9- x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cookie crumbs and butter; mix well. Press evenly into baking dish.
  3. Bake 20 minutes, or until golden. Let cool completely.
  4. In a large bowl, beat heavy cream and sugar until stiff peaks form. Reserve half the whipped cream and set aside. Add cream cheese to remaining whipped cream in bowl and beat just until mixed. Stir in blackberries. Evenly spread over crust. Top with reserved whipped cream. Crumble remaining cookie over top and garnish with remaining blackberries. Refrigerate 4 hours or until ready to serve.

Notes

Either homemade or store-bought sugar cookies will work for this crust.

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