Raspberry Chocolate Chip Crumb Bars
These irresistible, 7-ingredient Raspberry Chocolate Chip Crumb Bars have raspberry jam and chocolate chips sandwiched between buttery shortbread cookie crust and a cashew crumb topping.
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sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, room temperature
seedless raspberry jam
cashews, coarsely chopped
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of an 8-inch square baking dish.
In a stand mixer with paddle attachment, mix butter and sugar until well combined and creamy. Mix in egg.
Add flour in 4 additions on low speed. Mix just until combined.
Reserve 1 cup of crumb mixture in a small bowl. Stir in cashews.
Press remaining batter onto the bottom of prepared baking dish.
Spread raspberry jam to within ½-inch of edge of crust. Sprinkle ¼ cup of chocolate chips over the jam.
Crumble the reserved crumb mixture over the jam and chips. Sprinkle remaining chips over top.
Bake for 45-50 minutes until the jam is bubbly and crumb topping is lightly browned.
Let pan cool on a cooling rack before cutting into bars.
You can substitute what ever jam or preserves you like. And, you could also replace the cashews with a variety of nuts.
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