Raspberry Crumb Bar

For a sweet gift that also gives back, Feed Your Soul Bakery, an online retailer for cookies, brownies, and other baked goods donates a cookie for every order placed to the Coalition for the Homeless, the oldest not-for-profit advocacy group focused on homelessness in the United States.

Cook Time:50 min

Prep Time:15 min

Total Time:1 hours5 min

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

? cup good raspberry jam

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cream Butter and Sugar until well combined. With the mixer on low, add the egg and vanilla extract. Add flour.

Reserve 1 ½ - 2 cups for CRUMB topping

Lightly pat the dough evenly on the bottom of a greased 9-inch square baking pan.

Spread raspberry jam across the shortbread base.

Sprinkle your reserved crumbs on top of the raspberry jam. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool completely and Enjoy.