Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Adapted from a recipe on Everyday Food on PBS.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In electric mixer, cream butter, brown sugar and sugar until light, then beat in egg yolk and lemon extract.
  2. Measure flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder into a small bowl and stir to mix, then mix into the butter mixture.
  3. Stir in almonds until well mixed and crumbly.
  4. Grease an 8 inch square baking dish with butter, then pat half of the dough into bottom of dish.
  5. Measure preserves into a small dish and stir until it is of an easy spreading consistency; dump onto middle of dough in pan and spread as evenly as possible to 1/4 inch of sides of pan.
  6. Crumble remaining dough evenly over top, all the way to sides, then press lightly.
  7. Bake for about 30 minutes in a preheated 350 degree (Fahrenheit) oven.
  8. Remove from oven and cool completely if you can wait that long, then cut into sixteen squares.