Fruit and Chocolate Dream Bars

Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

These have jam (any flavor) in the middle ~ a little extra treat is the chocolate chips on top !


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

crust
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
sugar
1 stick
butter
topping:
2/3 c
flour
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/3 c
packed brown sugar
6 Tbsp
butter or margarine softened
1/2 c
raspberry or strawberry jam
2 c
(11 1/2 oz pkg.) milk chocolate chips

Directions Step-By-Step

1
FOR CRUST: Combine flour and granulated sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
2
Press onto bottom of 9" square baking pan.
Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 18-20 minutes
or until set but not brown.
3
FOR TOPPING: Combine flour, pecans and brown sugar in same bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
4
Spread jam over hot crust. Sprinkle with topping and morsels.
5
Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen bars.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pecans, #strawberry