Strawberry Crumb Bars in a Skillet

Strawberry Crumb Bars in a Skillet

You really can’t go wrong with this awesome skillet dessert!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Crumb Bars in a Skillet
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 4 cups (400g) fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch


  • 3 cups (375g) all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup (226g) cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  • 1/2 cup (64g) confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk (or more as needed)
  • 1 drops fresh lemon juice


  1. In a large bowl place chopped strawberries, corn starch, and 1/2 cup of sugar. Stir together and set aside.


  1. Heat to 375°F.

  2. In another large bowl add flour, 1 cup of sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Whisk until evenly dispersed.

  3. With your clean hands, add in the butter pieces and mix into the flour mixture until pieces are pea sized or smaller.

  4. Add in the egg, vanilla, and almond extract and mix until combined. (can use a spoon)
  5. Butter or spray skillet with non-stick spray.
  6. Press half of the flour mixture into the bottom of the skillet.
  7. Spread strawberry mixture on top.
  8. Crumble the remaining butter mixture (dough) evenly over the strawberry layer.
  9. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until slightly golden around the edges.


  1. Place confectioners sugar, milk and lemon juice in a bowl and whisk until smooth. If you want the glaze to be runnier, add in more milk. If you want the glaze to be thicker, add in a bit more confectioners sugar.

  2. Can be served hot or cold.