Check out all of these cool fruit tools I received from OXO!
We eat a lot of fresh fruit around here, so I was super excited when this package arrived!
I decided to try out the OXO Strawberry Huller for the strawberry bars I made for my girl's night.
I'll have to admit, I was a little apprehensive about how well this little tool would actually work, but it was amazing! See how well it removes the stem and leaves all at once!
I will definitely use this little gadget ALOT this summer!
Strawberry bars just scream summer.
Cookie crust, sweetened cream cheese and strawberries - yum!
1 pouch Sugar Cookie Mix (I used Betty Crocker)
1/2 cup butter, softened
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
3/4 lb. sliced fresh strawberries
1/3 cup strawberry jam
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 9 x 13 bake dish with cooking spray.
Make sugar cookie dough according to package directions with 1/2 cup softened butter and 1 egg.
Press cookie dough into prepared pan evenly. Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely.
In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, vanilla extract, sugar and lemon juice.
Spread on cooled crust. Place sliced strawberries over cream cheese. Microwave strawberry jam for 20-30 seconds. Brush melted jam onto strawberry slices. Refrigerate until set, at least one hour.
Store leftovers in the fridge.