Strawberry Jam Marzipan Bars Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Strawberry Jam Marzipan Bars Recipe
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Strawberry Jam Marzipan Bars

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"Love the delicate almond flavor with the strawberries. Very rich and sweet, cut them small."

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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 5 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix 1 1/4 cups flour, 1/2 cup butter, and 1/3 cup brown sugar together in a bowl; press mixture into a 9-inch square pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until browned, about 15 minutes.
  4. Spread strawberry jam to within 1/2 inch of edges of baked crust. Mix 3/4 cup flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, and salt in a bowl until crumbly. Sprinkle mixture over jam layer.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Cool completely.
  6. Whisk confectioners' sugar, milk, and 1 teaspoon almond extract together in a bowl until smooth; drizzle over cooled bars.
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Mar 25, 2015

These bars are quick and easy to make, have a buttery-rich shortbread base, a sweet and moist strawberry filling, and a drizzle of almond-flavored icing. A 5-star recipe in this house and a keeper for sure. Thanks, dthomas, for a delicious new dessert.

 
Mar 27, 2015

These bars were too sweet and "doughy" tasting. They were very rich, so I served in tiny squares. Husband usually likes most things I bake; not these. :(

 

4 Ratings

Sep 02, 2013

this was completely a wreck. I followed the recipe, it looked OK but tasted awful!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 232 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 8.8 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 89 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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