Chocolate Chip-Jam Strips

Hide a sweet pocket of raspberry jam under semisweet chocolate to make these surprisingly easy bars.

  • prep time 60 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 48

Ingredients

Cookies

2/3
cup butter, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg
2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
cup seedless raspberry jam

Icing

1/3
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
teaspoon shortening
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine butter and sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add almond extract and egg; blend well. Add flour and baking powder; mix well. Stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
  • 2 Divide dough into 4 equal parts. On lightly floured surface, shape each part into 12-inch roll. Place rolls about 3 inches apart on 2 ungreased cookie sheets. Using handle of wooden spoon or finger, make depression about 1/2 inch wide and 1/4 inch deep lengthwise down center of each roll. Fill each roll with 2 tablespoons jam.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown, switching cookie sheets halfway through baking time. Cool 5 minutes. Cut each baked roll diagonally into 12 cookies; place on wire racks. Cool 10 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small microwave-safe bowl, combine icing ingredients. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds. Stir; continue microwaving, stirring every 10 seconds, until chocolate is melted and can be stirred smooth. Drizzle icing over cooled cookies. Let stand until icing is set before storing. Store in loosely covered container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    75
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    25mg
    25%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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