Almond Raspberry Squares

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 16 squares
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In electric mixer, cream butter, brown sugar and sugar until light, then beat in egg yolk and lemon extract.
  • Measure flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder into a small bowl and stir to mix, then mix into the butter mixture.
  • Stir in almonds until well mixed and crumbly.
  • Grease an 8 inch square baking dish with butter, then pat half of the dough into bottom of dish.
  • 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.
  • Crumble remaining dough evenly over top, all the way to sides, then press lightly.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes in a preheated 350 degree (Fahrenheit) oven.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely if you can wait that long, then cut into sixteen squares.
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