Annabelle Breakey, Karen Shinto
YieldsMakes 24 barsTotal Time1 hr 30 mins
AuthorLinda Tebben, Menlo Park, CA,
These fruity dessert bar cookies feature a buttery crumb crust topped with a mixture of raspberry preserves, dried cranberries, nuts and chocolate chips then drizzled with melted white chocolate.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 7- by 11-in. pan. In a food processor, whirl flour, oats, and sugar 10 seconds. Add 1 cup butter; whirl until mixture forms a ball. Set aside 1/2 cup of mixture. Whirl in yolks.

Step 2
2

Press yolk mixture into pan. Spread with preserves. Sprinkle on cranberries, nuts, and chocolate chips, then press into dough. Form pea-size crumbs with reserved dough mixture; sprinkle over top.

Step 3
3

Bake at 350° until topping is pale gold, 45 minutes. Cool on a rack; drizzle with melted white chocolate. Cut into 24 bars.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per bar.

Ingredients

 1 cup butter, softened and cut into bits
 2 cups flour
 2/3 cup rolled oats
 1/2 cup sugar
 2 egg yolks
 2/3 cup raspberry preserves
 1/3 cup dried cranberries
 1/3 cup unsalted mixed nuts (chopped)
 1/3 cup chocolate chips
 2 ounces white chocolate, melted

Directions

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 350°. Butter a 7- by 11-in. pan. In a food processor, whirl flour, oats, and sugar 10 seconds. Add 1 cup butter; whirl until mixture forms a ball. Set aside 1/2 cup of mixture. Whirl in yolks.

Step 2
2

Press yolk mixture into pan. Spread with preserves. Sprinkle on cranberries, nuts, and chocolate chips, then press into dough. Form pea-size crumbs with reserved dough mixture; sprinkle over top.

Step 3
3

Bake at 350° until topping is pale gold, 45 minutes. Cool on a rack; drizzle with melted white chocolate. Cut into 24 bars.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per bar.

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