Strawberry Bars

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 36
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 157.1
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.3 mg
  • Sodium: 111.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Introduction

Light, fresh, and fruity dessert. Perfect for summer. Light, fresh, and fruity dessert. Perfect for summer.
Number of Servings: 36

Ingredients

    1 cup of margarine (2 sticks) softened
    1 1/2 cups sugar
    2 eggs
    1 tsp grated lemon peel
    3 1/4 cups of all purpose flour
    3/4 cup slivered almonds (or chopped)
    1 tsp baking powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1 (12 ounces) jar strawberry preserves

Directions

In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one. Beat in the lemon peel. Combine 3 cups of flour, almonds, bkaing powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture until it resembles coarse drumbs. (do not over mix.)

Set aside 1 cup of dough. Press the remaining dough into a greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Spread the preserves to within a 1/4 inch of the edge. Combine the reserved dough with the remaining flour; sprinkle over preserves.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack and cut into bars.

Serving Size: Makes 36 pieces

Number of Servings: 36

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LAKOTAGIRL67.

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