Swedish Jam Shortbread

Recipe by mandabears
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 36 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (18 ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 12
    cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 14
    cup butter, softened
  • 1
  • 1
    (10 ounce) jar seedless red raspberry jam
  • GLAZE
  • 2 12
    teaspoons water
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour 13 x9 pan, I use Bakers Joy spray.
  • In a large bowl combine cake mix, nuts, butter and egg.
  • Beat on low speed until crumbly.
  • Press evenly in prepared pan.
  • Spread with raspberry jam.
  • (I usually heat the jam in the microwave for 30 seconds to make it easier to spread).
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • Combine glaze ingredients until smooth, add additional water a drop at a time for desired consistency.
  • Drizzle over warm shortbread.
  • Cool completely.
  • Cut into bars.
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