Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 40 Min
Servings 20
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • TOPPING
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsps. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup Smucker's® Red Raspberry Preserves

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    BEAT 1/2 cup shortening and powdered sugar in mixing bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until well blended. Stir in 1 cup flour until mixture is just crumbly. Press into bottom of ungreased 8x8-inch square baking pan.

  • Step 3

    BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until crust is set but not browned. Place on cooling rack.

  • Step 4

    COMBINE 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar, baking powder and cinnamon in medium bowl. Mix well. Cut in 1/4 cup shortening with a fork until mixture forms even crumbs. Add egg yolk and vanilla. Mix well. Spread preserves evenly over crust. Sprinkle topping evenly over preserves.

  • Step 5

    BAKE 30 minutes or until topping is golden. Place on cooling rack. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Serving size
(1 bar of 20)

  • Calories 150
  • Calories from Fat70g
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 5mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 19g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 11g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet