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raspberry almond bars

These here bars are some of our absolute favorite treats of all time!  We know we love them, and we know they are delicious, but when we actually make them they manage to far exceed expectations, EVERY TIME!!  Raspberry and almond are truly a match made in heaven.

Raspberry Almond Bars

yields 16 bars (calories 240/bar)

Base Layer:

1 cup flour

1/3 cup margarine

1/4 cup brown sugar

Blend and pat into 9×9 baking pan.  Bake at 375F for 10 minutes.  Cool completely.  Spread (at least) 1/2 cup raspberry jam on top.

Cake Layer:

2/3 cup sugar

1/2 cup margarine

2 eggs

1/2 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Blend and pour on top of jam layer.  Bake 25 minutes at 375F.  Cool completely.

Icing:

3/4 cup powdered sugar

2 Tablespoons Margarine

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1 – 2 Tablespoons milk

Mix and tint with pink food coloring (if desired), spread over cake.  Scatter sliced almond over the top.

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4 Responses to “raspberry almond bars”


  1. 1 kendra February 27, 2012 at 11:04 am

    mmmmmmmm……those look super yummy. will have to try them!!!! also….house pictures.

  2. 2 Two Tiny Kitchens February 27, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    Hi Kendra! OK, I’ve run out of money, and for that reason, the house is now complete. Pictures to come shortly, I PROMISE!

  3. 3 Billy March 6, 2012 at 10:49 am

    oh wow! I love the flavor of almond, but my my little boy hates nuts. do you think i could just leave off the actual almonds?


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