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raspberry walnut bars

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Din
Houston, TX

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

(1 rating)
yield 12 -16
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For raspberry walnut bars

  • 2 1/4 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/3 c
    seedless red raspberry jam/spread(polaners)
  • 2 c
  • 2/3 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 4 lg
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make raspberry walnut bars

  • 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.