Jam-Easy Fruit Bars

Looking for a dessert made with Gold Medal® all-purpose flour? Then check out these jam bars – a fruity treat!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2/3
cup granulated sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup favorite jam or preserves
Powdered sugar, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening. In medium bowl, mix butter, granulated sugar, vanilla and egg with spoon. Stir in flour and baking powder until dough forms. Pat dough evenly in pan.
  • 2 Beginning 3/4 inch from short side of pan, press 1/2-inch-wide and 1/4-inch-deep groove in dough, using end of wooden spoon. Make 8 more grooves, each 1 1/2 inches apart. Fill each groove with slightly less than 1 tablespoon jam.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.