Orange Marmalade Bars

Orange Marmalade Bars

SheKnows
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 40 min
  • Serving: 8-10 People

These fruity bars are ideal for taking to potlucks or large family gatherings. Apricot or cherry preserves would work well with this recipe, also.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup orange marmalade

Directions

  1. Cream shortening, sugar, vanilla, almond extract and egg; set aside.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  3. Blend flour combination into egg mixture.
  4. Pour half of the mixture into a greased 8x8 baking dish; spread evenly.
  5. Cover crust with orange marmalade.
  6. Pour remaining mixture over top of marmalade.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

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