How do you prevent dessert bars from crumbling when you cut them?

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"Every time I bake dessert bars, they crumble when I cut them. What am I doing wrong?"

Try letting the bars cool completely in the pan before cutting them. They will crumble less and maintain their shape better.

Recipe: Hello Dolly Bars

Marge Perry
Apr, 2012
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