What summer snack would Gwen Hobbs make? Author Sasha Summers answers that question with a recipe for peach nectar bars that her heroine would create in the Draeger Ranch kitchen in her new Last Stand release Sweet on the Cowboy.
Easy Peach Nectar Bars
2 1/2cupscrushed vanilla wafersabout 1 box
1/4cup granulated sugar
2 1/2cup granulated sugar
powdered sugar to dust top of bars
*optional* finely chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, mix together vanilla wafer crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and melted butter until combined.
Line a 9×13 brownie pan with foil or parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
Press the crumb mixture into bottom of the pan making sure to cover all of the pan.
Bake crust for 10 minutes and then remove from oven and cool.
Whisk together the peach nectar, flour, 2 1/2 cups sugar and eggs in large bowl until combined.
Pour onto cooled crust and bake for 30-35 minutes or until filling is set.
Let cool to room temperature. They can be stored in refrigerator.
Dust with powdered sugar (optional pecan pieces) before serving.
You can find peach nectar typically in the juice aisle in a can or a bottle.
Pulse vanilla wafer cookies in food processor or blender to make crumbs for crust.