Raspberry Walnut Bars Recipe

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RASPBERRY WALNUT BARS

Susan Din

By
@spatdi

These are a Christmas tradition with my family. Rich and nutty, with real raspberry taste, perfect for special occaisions.


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Rating:

Serves:

12-16

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

2 1/4 c
flour
2/3 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 stick
unsalted butter

TOPPING

1 1/3 c
seedless red raspberry jam/spread(polaners)
2 c
walnuts-chopped
2/3 c
light brown sugar
1/2 tsp
baking soda
4 large
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
TOAST WALNUTS:
Preheat oven to 350.
Place walnuts in a pie pan, or cake pan and toast in oven for 5-8 minutes until light golden.
2
CRUST:
Spray a 9x13 pan with non stick spray. Line baking dish with parchment paper for easy removal.
Mix 2c flour and sugar in a bowl. Add cold butter and cut in with a pastry cutter until it resembles coarse crumbs.
Press lightly into bottom of 9x15" pan.
Bake for 20 minutes, until light golden around the edges.
Remove and cool slightly.
Using a rubber spatula, gently spread raspberry jam evenly over crust.
3
Beat eggs, brown sugar, vanilla, and soda in a bowl.
Stir in walnuts.
Pour over raspberry layer.
Return to oven and bake 25 minutes until set.
When cool, using parchment paper remove from the pan and cut into small squares.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American