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RECIPE: Raspberry Bars

Posted by Roselin32 (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 5, 03 at 20:57

These are a favorite from when we enjoyed the Linzer Torte cookies in Germany but these are much easier:

Raspberry Bars
2 1/2c all purpose flour
1 c sugar
1 c chopped pecans OR walnuts
1 c butter, softened
1 egg
1 10 jar raspberry preserves

Grease a 9x13" baking pan. In a large mixer bowl, combine all ingredients except preserves. Beat at low speed until mixture is crumbly about 2-3 minutes. Reserve 1 1/2 c of crumb mixture. Press remaining crumb mixture into baking pan.
Spread preserves to within 1/2" from edges of the unbaked crumb mixture. Crumble remaining crumb mix over preserves.
Bake for 40-50 minutes or til lightly browned. Cool completely and cut into bars.


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RE: RECIPE: Raspberry Bars

I like bar cookies. And I brought some great raspberry preserves back with me from England & this will put it to good use. Thanks for posting it.


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RE: RECIPE: Raspberry Bars

As the Scots say, "Not a problem", Ginger. Should go well for one of your weekend tea parties!
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RE: RECIPE: Raspberry Bars

I posted a recipe for plum squares on the bear cookie thread that also uses raspberry preserves, Ginger.


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