Austrian Raspberry Bars

Austrian Raspberry Bars

Perfect fit for a cuppa.

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1 lb. butter, slightly softened

4 egg yolks

2 cups sugar

4 cups flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1 cup raspberry jam, room temp.

1/4 cup powdered sugar

Cream butter in stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, blend until soft and fluffy. Add egg yolks and blend well.

In a large bowl add sugar , flour, baking powder and salt, whisk and add to butter mixture until it just begins to form a ball. Remove on a lightly floured surface and form into 2 disks, wrap and freeze 2 hour or overnight.

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Remove one ball from freezer and coarsely grate and evenly sprinkle into bottom of 9×13 pan. With a spatula gently spread the jam over the grated dough just with 1/2 inch of edges. Remove remaining dough from freezer and grate dough and evenly sprinkle over jam.

Bake until light golden brown, 30-40 minutes. As soon as it is removed from oven, dust with powdered sugar. Cool on wire rack, then cut with serrated knife into bars.

10 thoughts on “Austrian Raspberry Bars

  1. Thanks for checking out my blog, these look delicious! I love anything and everything with “Austrian” in the title, especially sweets 😉

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