Chocolate Raspberry Bars recipe
Try this delicious tart and sweet chocolate bar cookie recipe. It's perfect for a special occasion, or just an indulgent weekend treat!
6 squares unsweetened chocolate, divided
3/4 cup butter or margarine
2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1 cup coarsely chopped toasted almonds
1 (12-ounce) jar raspberry jam, divided
6 squares semisweet chocolate
1 cup whipping cream
Place 4 squares of unsweetened chocolate and butter in a large microwavable bowl; cook on HIGH for 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour and nuts and mix until blended. Spread in a 13x9x2-inch baking pan lined with aluminum foil. Bake 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Do not overbake. Cool in pan.
Spread half of jam over bars. Combine remaining unsweetened chocolate squares with sweetened chocolate squares in a bowl. Place cream in a saucepan or in the microwave and bring to a simmering stage. Pour over chocolate and stir until smooth. Stir in jam.
Spread chocolate mixture over jam layer. Refrigerate 2 hours before serving.
Courtesy of the Iowa Egg Council