Raspberry Dream Bars!

Raspberry Dream Bars Plate

I love sweets, but this cookie bar takes the cake...uh, cookie. Whatever, you know what I mean! It's dreamy, light, and perfect to take to a new mom, a potluck, or serve at a party! This recipe has been in my family for as long as I can remember. I can't make them unless I know lots of people will be around to eat them. No self-control with these delicious Raspberry Dream Bars! Enjoy!

What You Will Need:

1 Cup Butter, Softened

1 Cup Sugar

1 Egg

2 Cups All Purpose Flour

2/3 Cup Raspberry (or Apricot) Jam

What You Will Need For The Topping:

¼ Cup Melted Butter

1 ½ Cups Flaked Coconut

2 Eggs

1 Teaspoon Sugar

Putting It All Together:

Pre heat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl for your mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and beat until well mixed. Stir in the flour. Pat the dough into a 13 X 9 inch pan. Spread jam evenly over the top. In a small bowl, combine the topping ingredients. Carefully spread over the jam. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into 2 X 1 inch bars. Makes 4 ½ dozen bars at about 105 calories each.

Raspberry Dream Bars 1

YOUR TURN! Have you tried these yet? What's your favorite Spring dessert?

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