Linzer Bars

These fancy almond bars are made easy with refrigerated cookie dough.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup seedless raspberry preserves
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/4
cup sliced almonds
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 8-inch square pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until edges are golden brown. (Wrap and refrigerate remaining dough for another use.)
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix preserves and cornstarch. Cook over medium heat just until boiling, stirring constantly.
  • 3 Pour preserves mixture evenly over crust; spread to within 1/4 inch of edges. Sprinkle evenly with almonds.
  • 4 Bake 10 minutes longer. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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