Jam-Easy Fruit Bars

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

Minutes

Total Time

1:50

Hr:Mins

Makes

32

bars

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.
Makes 32 bars

Nutrition Information:

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