Raspberry-Lemon Bars

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Total Time
15 mins
28 mins

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. You can either do the base in a bowl, or a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and lemon peel. Cut in the butter and egg with a fork, or, if using the food processor, with five-second pulses, until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Set aside two cups of this mixture. Press the rest evenly into an ungreased jelly roll pan (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches), and bake for 8 minutes.
  4. In a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat, combine all the filling ingredients. Keeping an eye on it and stirring frequently, cook for about 8 - 15 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened to a jam/spread-like consistency. Spread the filling evenly over the base, and sprinkle the reserved flour mixture over all. Bake for another 15 - 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  5. Cool completely before cutting.
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5 5

LOVED THESE. I used a 10 x 17 inch pan and it work out perfectly! I will make these again!

5 5

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC BARS, & I especially liked that fact that the filling was not store-bought preserves! Since I love lemon, the measures for zest were well rounded! Will definitely be making these again, perhaps trying a 3-berry frozen mix! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in the current Pick-A-Chef]