There’s nothing better than a freshly baked, homemade dessert, one that makes the whole house smell sugar and spice and everything nice! Of course when life gets busy, baking from scratch is one of the first things to go.

Luckily for this amazingly simple recipe, you don’t have to start from scratch! This oh-so-easy Raspberry Jam Crumb Bar recipe comes together in less than an hour with just five basic ingredients and yet tastes like you spent all day slaving in the kitchen. Now that is MY kind of recipe!

Assemble your ingredients for the raspberry jam crumb bars: butter, sliced almonds, orange juice, and oatmeal cookie mix.

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Here is what you need:

1 17.5 oz. package oatmeal cookie mix
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup Raspberry preserves (or your favorite)
1 TBS fresh orange juice
1/2 cup sliced almonds
non-stick cooking spray

In a large bowl combine cookie mixture softened butter until crumbly.

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9×9 square baking dish with a nonstick cooking spray then set aside. In a large bowl empty cookie mixture and cut in softened butter, until mixture is crumbly.

Remove 1 cup of cookie mixture and set aside.

Step 2: Remove 1 cup of cookie mixture and set aside.

Press the remaining cookie mixture into the bottom of the baking dish.

Step 3: Press the remaining cookie mixture into the bottom of the baking dish. Bake for about 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown on the edges. Remove from oven, place on wire rack and allow to cool for 10 minutes.

In a small bowl mix together preserves and orange juice.

Step 4: In a small bowl mix together preserves and orange juice. Place tablespoons of preserve mixture over cookie crust and then top with reserved cookie mixture(be sure it resembles large crumbs) and almonds.

Bake until mixture is bubbly and top with almonds.

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Step 5: Bake for another 15-20 minutes or until the preserves mixture is bubbly.

Cut into bars and serve with fresh raspberries.

Step 6: Cool completely on wire rack, then cut into bars.

Raspberry Jam Crumb Bars

These super simple bars come together in no time for a sweet treat  perfect for an after school snack, pot luck or just because.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Raspberry Jam Crumb Bars
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 16 people

Ingredients

  • 1 17.5 oz. package oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup Raspberry preserves
  • 1 TBS fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9x9 square baking dish with a nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl empty cookie mixture and cut in softened butter, until mixture is crumbly. Remove 1 cup of cookie mixture and set aside. Press the remaining cookie mixture into the bottom of the baking dish.
  3. Bake for about 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown on the edges. Remove from oven, place on wire rack and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl mix together preserves and orange juice. Place tablespoons of preserve mixture over cookie crust and then top with reserved cookie mixture (be sure it resembles large crumbs) and almonds.
  5. Bake for another 15-20 minutes or until the preserves mixture is bubbly.
  6. Cool completely on wire rack, then cut into bars.

 

 

Raspberry Jam Crumb Bars | Easy 5 Ingredient Recipe | 5 Ingredient Dessert | Easy Dessert Recipe | Semi-homemade Dessert

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