Ready in 45 minutes
A great Raspberry Bar recipe that's easy, quick and absolutely delicious! The recipe also lends itself to almost infinite variations just by changing the flavor of the jam.
"Delicious! I made this for my husband the morning he came back after being out in the field for 3 weeks and only eating MRE's and he would have eaten the entire pan if I didn't stop him lol I used blueberry preserves instead and I definately will be making this again!!"- Shay1112
Top-ranked recipe named "Old-Fashioned Raspberry Bars"
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with two sheets of foil placed perpendicular to one another, and long enough to overhang pan edges. Spray foil-lined pan with nonstick cooking spray, or grease with butter or shortening. (Overhanging foil will serve as handles to lift the cooked bar cookies from the pan.)
In a large bowl, combine brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and rolled oats, mixing well. Cut in butter using a pastry blender to form a crumbly mixture, or using a mixer, beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is crumbly, 2 to 3 minutes. Press 1/2 of crumb mixture into bottom of prepared pan. Spread jam to within 1/4-inch of pan edge. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over the top, and lightly press it into jam.
Bake until topping is deep golden brown and filling is bubbling, 35 to 40 minutes. Cool to room temperature in baking pan on wire rack. Once cooled, remove from baking pan by lifting foil extensions, cut into bars and serve.
Variation: Use other types of jam, such as apricot preserves or even a bitter-orange marmalade.
ees55 1 month agoEasy, sweet, buttery and crunchy, these bars were a hit. I used boysenberry jam, which worked out well. The final product reminded me of a cross between a berry cobbler and a fig bar. Yum!
tamarabill 6 months ago
gretchenhoye-gillespie 6 months agoLove this recipe
lheise 6 months agoEasy - not too sweet
Bensmom0225 8 months agoMade this for my mother-in-law, who loves raspberries. I followed the recipe to a T, but it was WAY too sweet! I had to throw it out. :(
mcohen3 9 months agoQuick, easy, and delicious!
nstonems 9 months ago
angiemeyers 11 month ago
Pixiewish 11 month agoTried this recipe for the first time tonight and the kids love it. I'll definitely be making it again
chrisad 1 year agoTried the recipe with Pollack and one of my sons and I did not like it. Two of my other sons did. I will not be making this again.