Swedish Raspberry Almond Bars
  • ¾ c. Butter, softened
  • ¾ c. Powdered sugar
  • 1½ c. Unbleached flour
  • ¾ c. Seedless raspberry jam
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 6 TB Cane sugar
  • ½ c. Flaked coconut (unsweetened)
  • 1 c. Sliced almonds, divided
  • Additional powdered sugar
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and mix well. Press onto the bottom of a greased 13 x 9 baking pan. Bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Spread jam over crust. In a large bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar 1 TB at a time on high until stiff peaks form. Fold in coconut and ½ c. almonds. Spread over jam. sprinkle with remaining almonds. Bake at 350 for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Easier to cut into bars when cooled.
Recipe by Food. (Just Sayin') at http://www.foodjustsayin.com/2013/12/christmas-around-the-world-swedish-raspberry-bars/