Strawberry Jam Marzipan Bars

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Love the delicate almond flavor with the strawberries. Very rich and sweet; cut them small.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 bars

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup butter

  • cup brown sugar

Filling:

  • ¾ cup strawberry jam

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 pinch salt

Glaze:

  • ¾ cup confectioners' sugar

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix 1 1/4 cups flour, 1/2 cup butter, and 1/3 cup brown sugar together in a bowl; press mixture into a 9-inch square pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 15 minutes.

  4. Spread strawberry jam to within 1/2 inch of edges of baked crust. Mix 3/4 cup flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, and salt in a bowl until crumbly. Sprinkle mixture over jam layer.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Cool completely.

  6. Whisk confectioners' sugar, milk, and 1 teaspoon almond extract together in a bowl until smooth; drizzle over cooled bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

232 Calories
9g Fat
37g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 232
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 2g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 33mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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