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Raspberry Linzer Bars

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling

Makes

1-1/2 dozen

Even though this dessert feels a little sophisticated, it puts a childlike grin on everyone who tastes it. — Holly Cain, St. Petersberg, Florida
Raspberry Linzer Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup seedless raspberry preserves
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and lemon zest. In another bowl, mix flour, ground almonds and cinnamon; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
  2. Press 2 cups dough onto bottom of a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Spread with preserves to within 1/2 in. of edges. Crumble remaining dough over preserves.
  3. Bake until lightly browned, 35-40 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. If desired, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Cut into bars.

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