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.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until the top is browned.
Let cool completely before cutting into bars or triangles.
Makes 30-36 bars.