Raspberry Walnut Shortbread Bars

1¼ cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup seedless raspberry or cranberry/orange preserves
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3 Tbsp flour
1/8 tsp salt
1 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine flour and sugar, and cut in butter until crumbly. Press in the bottom of a greased 9"x9" baking pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly golden brown. Cool 10 minutes; make topping.

Combine brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla in a small mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Stir in flour and salt until well mixed. Add walnuts.

Spread jam over crust; pour topping over jam. Continue baking 20 to 24 minutes or until golden brown and filling is set. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Makes 24 servings

Allergy Warning: Contains MilkContains EggsContains WheatContains Other Nuts

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