Chocolate Raspberry Nut Bars Recipe

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Chocolate Raspberry Nut Bars

Mikekey K

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@Mikekey

These bars are a perfect combination of flavors and topped with slivered almonds, a perfect dessert for any occasion. Recipe created by Linda LaPlace of Nokomis, Florida.


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Serves:

48

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
unsalted butter
1 large
egg, beaten
1 tsp
almond extract
3/4 c
raspberry preserves, seedless
2 c
semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels
1 c
almonds, slivered (chopped)
1 c
powdered sugar, sifted
1-2 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil; grease foil.
2
Combine flour and sugar in large mixer bowl. Cut butter into mixture with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Add egg and almond extract; stir with a fork until moistened (mixture will still be crumbly). Reserve 1 cup of the crumb mixture. Press remaining mixture in bottom of prepared pan. Spread preserves over crust, leaving 1/2-inch border.
3
Combine reserved crumbs, morsels and almonds in same bowl. Sprinkle chocolate mixture over preserves layer, pressing lightly.
4
Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. While still warm, score into 4 dozen bars. Cool completely in pan.
5
Combine powdered sugar and enough milk in small bowl to make drizzling consistency. Drizzle over bars; let stand until set. Cut bars along scored lines.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Christmas, #potluck