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My friend Vanessa and I were desperate to find the recipe for Raspberry Mazurkas, which we too used to get all the time at UW. They sold them in Terry Cafe, and we loved them! thank you so much for the recipe, we are very thankful to have found it. And how ironic, that we werent the only ones from UW that liked them so much! Thanks again!

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Velveteyes89 June 16, 2003

I've been searching for a recipe for the Raspberry Mazurkas that I used to buy in Seattle while I was going to school at UW. Very easy to make and delicious as I remember them! Thank you, Mean Chef!

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CamilleS February 21, 2003

So delicious! The texture of the baked oatmeal crumbs is super! I used a 10x15 jellyroll pan, and it was almost not deep enough. These make a thick, tender bar cookie. I think they would crumble if you didn't bake them the right amount of time- too long and they would be brittle; too short and they would not hold their shape.
I will make these again! For future reference: 13 oz. equals 3 sticks 2Tbsp. butter. I used 28oz. strawberry jelly.

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J-Lynn May 16, 2012

These were very good. I'm glad I used a very large bowl!!! I used a bit less jam then the recipe called for and they turned out perfect. Thanks!

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Che~Sara` February 06, 2006

Perfect. Along with Nanaimo bars, mazurkas remind me of the Pacific Northwest! These are just like the ones I remember growing up. Based on some of the comments, I did reduce the amount of raspberry jam and used about 20 ounces. I baked them in a 1/2 sheet pan for 45 minutes. They were the picture of golden brown. Thanks so much for posting these!

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Akikobay December 22, 2005

I have had these saved in my cookbook for as long as I can remember until this last weekend I was at a bridal shower that served what I thought these would tatse like...and I was right but these were so much better. I only wish I had left them in the oven longer because they wouldn't come out as bars, they fell apart. But the tatse was amazing. I will be serving these at an upcoming baby shower, thanks Mean!

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Bri22 August 17, 2005

I first heard of Mazurka Bars in the novel 'Bread Alone' the character was working in a Seattle bakery and mentioned them..they sounded delicious so I searched here on Zaar and found this recipe. I used a 500gm jar of raspberry jam and baked in my slice pan for 45 minutes. Delicious bar.

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Evie* August 04, 2005

A very tasty dessert! I used 18 ounces of raspberry jam, less than stated in recipe. Next time I will use a little more jam, but still less than the recipe amount. I made baked it in a greased 9x13 pan for 30 minutes. Cutting the bars proved a little difficult. I guess I pressed down too much on the first layer in the pan. :) I will definetely make this dessert again.

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aviva August 01, 2005

I can only echo previous sentiment - these are wonderful! Baked for exactly 50 minutes in my oven.

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evelyn/athens July 29, 2005

I made this and it actually turned out just like the picture. The texture, taste and flavor were just great!!My DH said...just another of that mean guys great recipes. Thank you!!!

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oldster July 04, 2005
Mean Chef's Raspberry Mazurkas