Jam is a classic ingredient in squares – this is a simple jam square. You can vary it by using different jams for the filling.

Jam Squares

Joan Donogh
Simple baked squares recipe with jam filling
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam

Instructions
 

  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon rind in food processor bowl. Add butter and process until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add egg and process briefly to combine.
  • Spread 2/3 of the mixture in a greased 8 inch square baking pan. Pat down firmly. Spread jam over top, and sprinkle remaining batter over jam.
  • Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. until well browned.

 

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