Cran-Raspberry Streusel Bars

Cran-Raspberry Streusel Bars Recipe
Annabelle Breakey, Karen Shinto
These fruity dessert bar cookies feature a buttery crumb crust topped with a mixture of raspberry preserves, dried cranberries, nuts and chocolate chips then drizzled with melted white chocolate.

Yield:

Makes 24 bars
Total time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Sunset

Recipe Time

Total: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 185
Caloriesfromfat 49 %
Protein 2.1 g
Fat 10 g
Satfat 5.5 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Sodium 85 mg
Cholesterol 39 mg

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened and cut into bits
2 cups flour
2/3 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup sugar
2 egg yolks
2/3 cup raspberry preserves
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup unsalted mixed nuts (chopped)
1/3 cup chocolate chips
2 ounces white chocolate, melted

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 7- by 11-in. pan. In a food processor, whirl flour, oats, and sugar 10 seconds. Add 1 cup butter; whirl until mixture forms a ball. Set aside 1/2 cup of mixture. Whirl in yolks.

2. Press yolk mixture into pan. Spread with preserves. Sprinkle on cranberries, nuts, and chocolate chips, then press into dough. Form pea-size crumbs with reserved dough mixture; sprinkle over top.

3. Bake at 350° until topping is pale gold, 45 minutes. Cool on a rack; drizzle with melted white chocolate. Cut into 24 bars.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per bar.

Linda Tebben, Menlo Park, CA,

Sunset

December 2007
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