Lopez Apple Berry Mazurka Bars
4 cups any fresh or frozen fruit
(we used 1 part applesauce to 3 parts frozen fruit)
2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
12 oz cold butter, cut into 1/2” pieces
1 3/4 to 2 cups brown sugar
1 cup unsweetened dried coconut*
1 cup chopped nuts or seeds*
1 1/2 cup oats*
*If you choose to omit coconut and/or nuts seeds increase other dry (*) ingredients to total 3 cups.
Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 9” by 13” baking pan. In the bowl of a standing mixer or food processor combine flour and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles course cornmeal.
Add sugar, coconut, nuts, and oats and mix. Press half of mixture evenly into bottom of baking dish. Top with even layer of fruit.
Gently press remaining crumb mixture into top of fruit. Bake for about 25 minutes or until top is nicely golden browned.
Cool and cut and enjoy!