Raspberry Almond Bars
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5 from 2 votes

Raspberry Almond Bars

Raspberry Almond Bars are tart, sweet and packed with almond flavor. Made with almonds, raspberry jam and white chocolate, these Raspberry Almond Bars are an easy crowd pleasing dessert treat that everyone will love. | A Wicked Whisk | https://www.awickedwhisk.com
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 ea
Calories: 198.2kcal
Author: Heather - A Wicked Whisk

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 12 oz pkg white chocolate chips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F and line 9x9 baking dish with parchment paper
  • Melt butter in small saucepan over low heat or 1 minute on high in the microwave and set aside
  • Beat eggs in large bowl until foamy. Add sugar and beat at high speed for 1 minute
  • Stir in butter and then add flour, salt and almond extract; mix at low speed just until combined.
  • Stir in 1 cup of white chocolate chips
  • Spread half of batter in bottom of baking pan.
  • Bake at 325°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Stir remaining white chocolate chips into second half of batter
  • Warm raspberry jam in microwave for 30 seconds on high, stir and return to microwave for another 30 seconds if needed
  • Remove pan from oven. Pour jam evenly over cookie bar base. Gently spread spoonfuls of remaining batter over the jam, swirl lightly with the edge of the spoon to bring some of the jam through and cover with sliced almonds
  • Return pan to oven and bake an additional 25 to 35 minutes
  • Remove bars from pan by pulling up on the sides of parchment paper once bars are completely cooled.
  • Cut into squares and serve .. store leftovers in refrigerator

Nutrition

Serving: 24ea | Calories: 198.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 23.4g | Protein: 2.5g | Fat: 10.9g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.3g | Cholesterol: 27.6mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 41.2mg | Fiber: 0.7g | Sugar: 18.6g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.3mg