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The Best Raspberry Crumble Bar Recipe

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These Raspberry Crumble Bars are the BEST! This is my daughters most requested dessert and for good reason. They are so tasty.

With a crumbly, buttery crust and layers of sweet raspberry jam, these bars are the perfect combination of crunchy and chewy. Plus, they’re packed with the wholesome goodness of almonds, making them a healthy and satisfying choice for snacks or lunches. 

So if you’re looking for a tasty treat that’s sure to please, give these Almond Raspberry Bars a try!

a one-bowl wonder!

Not only are these Almond Raspberry Bars delicious, but they’re also incredibly simple to make. In fact, you only need one bowl to mix all the ingredients together! This means less time spent on cleanup and more time spent enjoying your tasty creation. 

Plus, the recipe uses easy-to-find ingredients, so you don’t have to worry about making a special trip to the grocery store. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting out, these bars are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth without all the fuss. 

The perfect summer treat!

These Almond Raspberry Bars are a perfect summer treat for several reasons. Firstly, the sweet and tart flavors of the raspberry jam perfectly complement the nutty flavor of the almonds, making them a refreshing and satisfying snack on hot summer days.

 Secondly, the crumbly and buttery texture of the bars provides a perfect balance of crunch and chewiness, which is exactly what you need when craving a light and tasty snack. Lastly, they are easy to pack and carry with you, making them a perfect snack for picnics, barbecues, or any outdoor activity.

Tips & tricks

The great thing about this recipe is that is very versatile. You can layer the fruit bar with any variety of jam that you like! For other great flavours, try cherry or blueberry! Keep these tips in mind when making this super easy dessert!

  • Stir the jam with a whisk before spreading it onto the crust. 
  • The dough should be crumbly but when squeezed it will stick together. 
  • Leave space around the sides of the crust when spreading the jam because it spreads during baking. 
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • 3/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8 inch square baking dish. 

In a bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder.

In a separate bowl, cream butter and sugars on high speed until light and fluffy; beat in egg yolk.

Reduce speed to low, and gradually add the flour. Stir in almonds.

In a small bowl, loosen the jam using a whisk. 

Gently press half of the dough into the bottom of the baking dish. Spread the jam over the dough. Leave a 1/4 inch around the sides as the jam spreads when cooking. Sprinkle the remaining dough over top to create a topping; press gently. 

Bake until the top is golden, approximately 25 minutes. Cool. Cut into bars and serve!

More great sweets!

Raspberry Almond Bars

These Delicious and Easy Raspberry Almond Bars are so simple to make and very satisfying!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups All Purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 large Egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup Sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup Raspberry jam, or jam of your choice

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8 inch square baking dish. 
    In a bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder.
    In a separate bowl, cream butter and sugars on high speed until light and fluffy; beat in egg yolk.
    Reduce speed to low, and gradually add the flour. Stir in almonds.
    In a small bowl, loosen the jam using a whisk. 
    Gently press half of the dough into the bottom of the baking dish. Spread the jam over the dough. Leave a 1/4 inch around the sides as the jam spreads when cooking. Sprinkle the remaining dough over top to create a topping; press gently. 
    Bake until the top is golden, approximately 25 minutes. Cool. Cut into bars and serve!
Keyword dessert, dessert recipe, jam bars, raspberry bar

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