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Beer and Berry Cobbler Bars

Servings 9 bars



  • 1 cup (228 grams) butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup (60g) powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup (75g) granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (240g) all-purpose flour


  • 2 ½ cups (475g) fresh berries (I used half blueberries, half blackberries)
  • 1/3 cup (66g) sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ cup (57g) beer wheat beer, pale ale, pilsner


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Add the butter, powdered sugar, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract to the bowl of a stand mixer. Beat on high until well combined.
  • Stir in the flour until just combined.
  • Line an 8X8 pan with parchment paper.
  • Press about ¾ of the mixture into the bottom of the pan in an even layer.
  • In a separate bowl stir together the berries, sugar, cornstarch, and beer.
  • Add the berry mixture in an even layer to the pan.
  • Crumble the remaining crust on top of the berry layer.
  • Bake until the top is golden brown, 55-65 minutes.
  • Allow to cool completely before cutting, the filling will set as it cools.