Passionate Cookie Bars

Alicia .

By
@Shezzyla

I don't know what to say except I LOVE THESE. It isn't difficult to adjust the recipe with different types of jelly or toppings for different tastes or occasions.

These are a V-Day treat I enjoy making to take to Valentine's parties.


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Serves:

varies on how you cut the bars

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
granulated white sugar
3/4 c
pecans or walnuts
1
egg
1 c
cold butter
1 1/2 c
passion fruit jelly
1/2 to 3/4 c
flaked coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9x13x2 baking pan.
2
In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, nuts and egg in a large bowl. Cut in the cold butter with a pastry cutter or fork until it is a coarse crumbly mixture. Measure out about 1 1/2 cups and set aside.
3
Firmly press the remaining crumbs into the bottom of greased pan.

Stir jelly to soften and make it easier to spread, if it is too thick add a teaspoon or two of water.

Spread over crumb mixture and then crumble the reserved crumb mixture over the top.
4
Bake about 40-45 minutes, will be light brown. Top with coconut flakes and cook completely in pan before cutting into bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts