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Chocolate Chip Raspberry Bars Recipe

Chocolate Chip Raspberry Bars Recipe

These buttery bars combine the magical duo of chocolate and raspberry. My husband found this recipe in a farm paper, so I made it. The results were out of this world. —Bev Cudrak, Coaldale, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:40 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg and extract just until moistened. Set aside 1 cup crumb mixture for topping.
  • 2. Press the remaining mixture into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Spread with jam and sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Bake 35-40 minutes longer or until golden brown.
  • 3. Sprinkle with semisweet chips. Return to the oven for 30 seconds or until chips are glossy. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 112 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 48 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.