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Jammin' Bars



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 10 ounces raspberry, apricot, pineapple or peach jam or preserves


  1. Combine first 6 ingredients; cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  2. Stir in 1/2 cup of the pecans. Remove 3/4 cup of mixture, and set aside.
  3. Press remaining mixture evenly into a lightly greased 9-inch square pan.
  4. Spread jam or preserves over crumb mixture; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup pecans.
  5. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over pecans.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes; cool.
  7. Cut into bars.

Yield: 24 bars

Per Serving: 168 Calories; 9g Fat (48.2% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 16mg Cholesterol; 81mg Sodium

Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 2 Fat; 1 Other Carbohydrates


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