Chocolate and Raspberry Macaroon Bars

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins

These are so good. A brownie-type crust and then the sweet jam and fluffy hazelnut meringue - wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter and flour a 13 x 9 inch Pyrex baking dish.
  3. Melt butter with chocolate over low heat.
  4. Beat in ½ cup sugar and egg.
  5. Stir in 1 tsp of vanilla, the flour and a pinch of salt.
  6. Spread mixture in prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Let cool 5 minutes.
  8. Whisk liqueur into jam until smooth and spread over chocolate layer to with a ½ inch of the edge of pan.
  9. Increase oven temperature to 375 degrees F.
  10. In processor, grind hazelnuts fine with remaining sugar and salt.
  11. Add whites and remaining vanilla and blend.
  12. Spoon carefully over jam topping, covering it completely.
  13. Bake 25-30 minutes, or until top is firm to touch and tester comes out clean.
  14. Let cool.
  15. Cut into 36 bars.