Marzipan Bars

Recipe by Derf2440
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READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 40 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter a 13x9 inch metal cake pan, line with parchment paper.
  • Set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, bring rum to boil, stir in cranberries.
  • Let cool.
  • Meanwhile, in bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition, beat in vanilla and almond extract.
  • In separate bowl, whisk flour ground almonds, baking powder and salt, stir into butter mixture just until combined.
  • Stir in sliced almonds, cranberry mixture and marzipan.
  • Scrape into prepared pan.
  • Bake in centre of 350° oven until golden and cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, 45 minutes.
  • Let cool completely in pan on rack.
  • Dust with icing sugar.
  • Cut into bars.
  • Make ahead- Layer between waxed paper in airtight container, store for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 1 month.
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