Chocolate Raspberry Crumb Bars

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Chocolatey Raspberry Crumb Bars feature a delicious thin layer of fruit jam, a tasty brown sugar crust and a walnut-flavored topping. Melted chocolate chips are spread over the top to finish these cookie bars off. This is perfect for all occasions, especially around the holidays


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Serves:

36 Bars

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
(2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
light brown sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
(12 ounces) semi sweet chocolate chips (divided)
1 1/4 c
(14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1/3 c
seedless raspberry jam
1/2 c
chopped nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

Beat butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in flour, sugar and salt until crumbly. With floured fingers, press 1 3/4 cups crumb mixture onto bottom of greased 13x9-i nch baking pan; reserve remaining mixture.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
2
Combine 1 cup morsels and sweetened condensed milk in small, heavy-duty saucepan. Warm over low heat, stirring until smooth. Spread over hot crust.

Stir nuts into reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over chocolate filling. Spread teaspoonfuls of (WARMED) raspberry jam over crumb mixture. Sprinkle with remaining morsels.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set. Cool in pan on wire rack.
3
Tip:
Warming the jam allows it to flow more evenly over the crumb mixture

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American