Raspberry Delights Recipe
These attractive bars have a rich buttery crust holding the sweet jam topping. They're a big favorite on my Christmas cookie trays.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling YIELD:36 servings
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup coarsely ground pecans
- 1 cup raspberry jam
- 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in the pecans.
- 2. Spread half into a lightly greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Top with jam. Drop remaining dough by teaspoonfuls over jam.
- 3. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 3 dozen.
1 serving (1 each) equals 131 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
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