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Raspberry Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Raspberry Bars, by , is from Grandma Farr's Culinary Treasures, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carole Inglish
Added: Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c butter, soft
1/2 c sugar
2 3/4 all-purpose flour
1/2 c raspberry jam
3/4 c powdered sugar
1/4 t almond extract
2 1/2 t hot water
1/2 c sliced almonds, toasted

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Sift flour before measuring, then blend into creamed mixture. Work dough together with fingertips and divide into 4 parts.
On cookie sheet, roll each part into a log the length of the cookie sheet and 1/2 in in diameter. With bottom side of finger, press a groove down the center of each log. Bake in 375 degree oven for 10 mins. Remove from oven and fill grooves with raspberry jam.
Return to oven and bake 10 more mins or until lightly golden. Watch carefully!
Make frosting with powdered sugar, almond extract, and hot water. Mix with fork. Frosting should flow easily.
While cookie is still warm, drizzle frosting with tines of fork the length of raspberry jam. While still wet, sprinkle with toasted sliced almonds and press lightly into frosting.
To toast almonds, spread in shallow pan and bake 350 degrees for 2-5 mins, watching carefully as they burn easily.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
60 -70 1-in bars
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This one's for you, Amy!

 

 

 

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