Almond Jam Bars

almond jam bars; made these today for our church picnic dinner. I had 4 people come to me and say they were so good.. guess it's a keeper! another plus is it's so easy and everything is already in your house.

Almond Jam Bars

Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temp, plus more for baking dish
  2. 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  3. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  6. 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  7. 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  8. 1 large egg yolk
  9. 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  10. 1/2 cup fruit jam (cherry, plum, peach etc.)

Method
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8-inch square baking dish.
  • In a bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars on high speed until light and fluffy; beat in egg yolk. Reduce speed to low; gradually mix in flour mixture. Stir in almonds.