Fruit and Chocolate Dream Bars

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Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • ·
    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

How to Make Fruit and Chocolate Dream Bars

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.

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About Fruit and Chocolate Dream Bars

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




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