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Chewy Red Raspberry Squares

"These cookie squares are perfect with coffee, as a snack, or tucked in a lunch box."
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servings 175 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 squares)


  • Calories:
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 75 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until smooth and fluffy. Beat in almond extract.
  3. Mix in flour, baking powder and oats until mixture is combined and crumbly. Reserve 1/4 cup of the mixture for topping; set aside. Pat remaining mixture into the bottom of prepared baking pan.
  4. Spoon preserves on top of oat layer, spreading as much as possible without disturbing the bottom layer. Sprinkle reserved topping on the top of preserve layer.
  5. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. When cooled, cut into squares.

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  1. 72 Ratings

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I thought these bars were great, but my two sisters hated them. Not sure why, but I really, really, liked them, so I'm still giving them 5 stars :) They were super easy to make as well. I used q...

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These were not as good as I had hoped. Something, can't put my finger on what exactly, is missing from making these a knock-out. We added semi-sweet morsels to the oat mixture and the chocolate-...

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I thought these bars were great, but my two sisters hated them. Not sure why, but I really, really, liked them, so I'm still giving them 5 stars :) They were super easy to make as well. I used q...

Super easy bars!! I heated up the Raspberry Preserves in the microwave for about 45 seconds before spreading them on top of the bottom layer of oats to make it a little easier to spread and it w...

Love how easy it was to whip up a dessert! These are really good. Subbed Red Plum Jam instead since out of raspberry preserves. A bit too sweet (not because of the jam)so next time I will cut...

I made this exactly as written, except I didn't measure the jam, I just spooned it over the mixture until it covered most of it. Maybe it was because of that, but I found these a tad on the swee...

these were very tasty! I wanted to try something a little different and this was perfect. I followed the directions to a "T" and they were perfect. I let mine cook for only 30 minutes and that w...

These are awesome! Don't know if I like these or Delicious Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars better. These have the almond flavoring a 1/2 cup more sugar. I think I remember the others being more...

I didn't try these I baked them and sent them to my nephew for his birthday and I got a call that he loved them. I did us fresh strawberry jam vereses the raspberry because that is what I had on...

Super easy and deliciouus and sweet!!!

Made it exactly as is and it's delicious. Yummy after school snack for the kids.