Raspberry almond christmas bars
Christmas Cookies Dessert Almonds Snacks
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:56:09 AM. Recipe ID 18212. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Raspberry almond christmas bars
Categories: Gift, Christmas, Cookies, Dessert, Snack
Yield: 2 Servings
1 Envelope pie crust mix (they
-say robin hood)
1/4 c Raspberry jam
1/2 c Butter, softened
2/3 c Sugar
2/3 c Flour
1/4 ts Salt
Red and green food coloring
2 tb Butter, softened
1 1/2 To 2 cups sifted icing sugar
2 tb Cream or milk
1 ts Almond extract
Prepare pastry mix according to package directions for one crust
unbaked pie shell. Line an 8" square cake pan with pastry. Spread
with raspberry jam. Cream butter and sugar together thoroughly. Add
eggs, beating until light and fluffy. Add flour and salt; blend
well. Divide batter in half. Color half pink and half green. Put
small spoonfuls of each mixture alternately on jam layer. Tap pan
gently on counter to even out the batter. Bake in a 350 F oven for
35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean.
Cool completely. Beat frosting ingredients together until smooth and
creamy, adding enough icing sugar to make a spreading consistency.
Spread over cooled squares. Makes about 2 dozen bars.
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