Raspberry Cookie Bars are a wholesome, chewy, alternative to store-bought fruit bars. Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.
RASPBERRY COOKIE BARS
Raspberry Cookie Bars are a wholesome, chewy, alternative to store-bought fruit bars.
Makes: 30-36 servings
Time: 50 Minutes
- 1 1/2Cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 3/4Cup Organic Brown Sugar
- 1Teaspoon Salt
- 1/2Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 1/2Sticks cold organic butter, cut into chunks
- 1Cup Old-fashioned oats (not instant)
- 1/2Cup Raw Almonds, chopped
- 10 oz. Jar pure raspberry preserves (all fruit, no added sugar)
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Using waxed paper, grease the bottom of a 9 x 13 glass baking dish with butter.
In a food processor, pulse flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt to combine.
Add the butter and pulse on/off for 20 times until the mixture is crumbly with no chunks of butter.
Dump the flour mixture into a bowl and stir in the oats and raw almonds.
Save 3/4 cup of the mixture and set aside.
Press remaining mixture into the pan pressing very hard with clean hands to form the cookie crust.
Spread a layer of raspberry preserves over crust.
Sprinkle remaining crumble on top.