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Holiday Red Raspberry Chocolate Bars

Details

Time
3 hours
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
24 bars

These red raspberry chocolate chip bars look right at home during the holidays. Bake with any flavor of chips - milk, semi-sweet or dark chocolate - then cut into delicious chocolate raspberry squares. Serve them at Christmas parties or package into festive tins and give to friends and coworkers.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
17 minutes
Bake Time
40 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup
    sugar
  • 3/4 cup
    pecans finely chopped
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1 cup
    butter or margarine cold (2 sticks)
  • 1 jar
    seedless red raspberry jam (12-oz.)
  • 1 2/3 cups
    HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S MINI KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Pastry Blender or Fork Pastry Blender or Fork
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2

Stir together flour, sugar, pecans and egg in large bowl. Add butter; cut in with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside 1-1/2 cups crumb mixture. Press remaining crumb mixture on bottom of prepared pan. Stir jam to soften; carefully spread over crumb mixture in pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Crumble reserved crumb mixture evenly over top.

3

Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack; cut into bars.

Tip

Try substituting strawberry jam for the raspberry jam.

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