Chocolate Chip Raspberry Bars Recipe
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Chocolate Chip Raspberry Bars Recipe

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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
MAKES:40 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 40 servings


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

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 112 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 48mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  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.
Originally published as Chocolate Chip Raspberry Bars in Country Woman November/December 2006, p37

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omahahomechef User ID: 7398818 98876
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"Only change i would make is that i would go longer on that first bake, at 5 minutes, it's still too gooey to spread jam on. Go about 10 minutes."

mandybird208 User ID: 5624329 98817
Reviewed May. 30, 2013

"This has the perfect balance of chocolate to raspberry ratio. Not overwhelmingly sweet. Just right!"

cookiepaws User ID: 5441198 66157
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2013

"One cup of butter is too much. 40 servings for such a small pan means everyone gets a crumb, not a big piece as soon in pic. skip this recipe"

BossFanTwinsMom User ID: 6126450 92170
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2013

"I needed something quick to make to bring to a function, and I love the taste of chocolate and raspberry. I too found these a bit of a buttery mess, and really not that yummy. I ended up making something else and throwing these bars out. What a waste of one good cup of butter. Sorry, me and my family did not like these."

MsSpeedRacer11 User ID: 4185882 145006
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"<p>I read all the rave reviews, so I decided to make this yummy looking dessert. It came out a greasy mess. Way too much butter. I used the one cup (two sticks) cut them into pieces as specified and it came out a greasy mess.  I incorporated the butter pieces with the flour and sugar using a pastry blender too.  I will not attempt to make these again until the recipe is altered and/or corrected.  Sad</p>"

mums the word User ID: 1893487 98814
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2013

"The most popular cookie on my Xmas tray this year! Everyone loved these goodies."

germanycook User ID: 6411056 145005
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2012

"My Mom made these while she was staying with us - and WOW!! we went crazy over them. You can't just eat one at a time :)"

Shannon O User ID: 5876533 98813
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"I have made these bars many times for dessert. Always, always a hit. I give them as gifts for special occasions - making me very popular! I have made them in blueberry, peach, and strawberry and with white chips on occasions. Make this one your own recipe. Everyone will love you for it!"

god'slillgirl User ID: 5389671 160197
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

"I absoulutly LOVE these bars!!! They are super delisious & really easy to make ;) I have already taken them to multiple events & everyone loved theme! I definatly recomend these bars."

jerichiarizio User ID: 3947219 160931
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2011

"These were so awesome I told all my family and friends they had to make these. Delicious and simple. Thanks again Taste of Home."

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