Strawberry Rhubarb Cookie Bars
Early summer, the magical time when strawberries and rhubarb are ready to be picked at the same time. It’s a short window here on the homestead. Rhubarb pops up as soon as the ground thaws but strawberries are much later in breaking dormancy. Rhubarb starts to go to seed when the strawberries are starting to show a faint blush of red. Garden tip: Cut the seed stem off to keep the rhubarb going a while longer. Older rhubarb can get stringy and tough. Cutting the seed stems off helps slow this down. Strawberry Rhubarb Cookie Bars are a great way to stretch the earliest strawberries.
Store Strawberry Rhubarb Cookie Bars in the fridge. I don’t know how long they’ll keep in the fridge since none of the test batches lasted long enough to find out.
I think this is a nice breakfast treat when you get together with friends for morning coffee. It’s been a big hit with friends who sampled for me, and I’m sure it would be welcome at a get together.