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Whenever I share these cookies with others, someone always asks for the recipe! The
flavor combination is so delicious, they're usually gone very quickly. This is a great way to use your homemade jams.
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Chocolate Raspberry Crumb Bars Recipe
Yields: 2 dozen cookies
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 40 min
1 cup butter, room temperature
2 cups all-purpose
1/2 cup firmly-packed light brown
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
1 cup bittersweet
chocolate chips, divided
1 (14-ounce) can
sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1/3 cup seedless raspberry jam*
* If desired, more raspberry jam may be used.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter or grease a 13- by 9-inch
In a large bowl, beat
butter until creamy. Beat in flour and brown sugar until well mixed. With floured fingers, press 1 3/4 cups crumb mixture onto bottom of prepared
baking pan; reserve remaining mixture. Bake approximately 10 to 12 minutes
or until edges are golden brown; remove from oven and set aside.
In a small saucepan over low heat, combine 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips,
and sweetened condensed milk. Melt over low heat, stirring until smooth.
Remove from heat and spread over prepared hot crust.
Stir chopped nuts into reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over chocolate filling.
Drop, by teaspoons, raspberry jam over the crumb mixture. Sprinkle with
remaining 1 cup semisweet and bittersweet chocolate chips.
Return to oven and
continue baking for 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set. Remove from
oven and let cool in the pan on a
wire cooling rack. Once cool, cut into bars.
Makes about 2 dozen cookies.