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Linzer Tart Bars

Easy take on an old classic
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy linzer tarts, holiday cookies, linzer tart bar cookies
Servings: 9
Calories: 403kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • pinch of salt

Filling

  • 1 1/2 cups raspberry preserves seedless preferred
  • 1 tsp almond extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F/180C. Lightly spray bottom and sides of a 9-inch/23cm
  • In a large bowl, stir together all ingredients except preserves and almond extract until combined.
  • Reserve 1/2 of the mixture for topping. Press mixture into prepared pan.
  • Bake 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile microwave the preserves and almond extract in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Stir until completely combined.
  • Take out bottom layer out of the oven.
  • Spread with preserves and sprinkle with crumb mixture.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 116mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 342IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg