Raspberry-Pecan Bars

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“originally from Family Circle magazine”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Oven rack in center.
  2. Oven 325°F.
  3. Butter an 11 x 7 baking pan.
  4. Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl.
  5. Beat butter in large bowl until creamy, about 1 minute.
  6. Gradually beat in sugars and continue to beat until light and fluffy, 1-2 minute.
  7. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla.
  8. With a spoon, stir in dry ingredients.
  9. Reserve 3 Tbsp pecans; stir the remaining pecans into the dough.
  10. Stir together jam and lemon juice in small bowl.
  11. Press half of the dough, about 1 1/2 cups, evenly in bottom of prepared pan.
  12. Spread with jam mixture. Crumble remaining dough evenly over top (dough is sticky so this is a bit of work, but persist). Sprinkle top with reserved 3 Tbsp pecans.
  13. Bake 325° for 60 minutes.
  14. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  15. Cut lengthwise down center and then crosswise into 10 equal widths to make 20 bars.

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