Desserts, Recipes
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Crumbly Jam Bar

Buttery, crumbly & sweet..who doesn’t love this traditional dessert?? I love it with smooth and thick apricot jam but really any kind works so well… Easy to put together as always I hope you give this a go!


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut, optional
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 small jar of your favorite jam


  • Preheat oven to 180.
  • In a large bowl using an electric mixer cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and vanilla, beat well.
  • In a small bowl sift flour and baking powder.
  • Gradually add to creamed butter mix to form a dough.
  • Fold in coconut if using.
  • Press 2/3 of the dough onto the bottom of a greased baking pan.
  • Spread the jam.
  • Add chopped almonds to remaining dough incorporating well and crumble this over the jam.
  • Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool completely and then cut into bars.

Buon Appetito!

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