Raspberry Granola Bars

Recipe by Danny Beason

Volunteer 8 TV, Chef Walter

Top Review by Cookworm

Mmm. This is a nice light snack or dessert. I didn't have raspberry preserves, so used my strawberry preserves instead. Delicious. The meringue on top gave it a fancy feel, but the granola has the homey comfort feel. A great combination.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat together shortening, ¼ cup of sugar, and salt until light and fluffy.
  2. Add almond extract and 2 egg yolks.
  3. Slowly mix in flour until fully combined.
  4. Spread this mixture over the bottom of a 9x13 pan, coated with cooking spray.
  5. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
  6. Spread preserves over crust immediately after removing it from the oven.
  7. Sprinkle with granola.
  8. Beat the egg whites until they are foamy.
  9. Add remaining ½ cup of sugar until, beating until stiff peaks form.
  10. Spread egg white mixture on top of granola.
  11. Bake at 350° for additional 25 minutes.
  12. Cool completely and cut into bars.

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