Very rarely do I post a recipe here that isn’t original, or slightly tweaked with a little spunky spin. But in this case, these jam bars were so easy to make that I wanted to post the original recipe as is. I was thumbing through my Food Network Magazine (my favorite magazine besides Us Weekly), and was immediately drawn to a recipe for jam shortbread bars. Why you ask?
A while ago, my friends and I had a cookie making party at my place and I had a big jar of raspberry jam in my fridge leftover from making linzer cookies. I love those cookies, because of the simple jam and short bread combo, but they kinda take a lot of time to make… with the rolling out of the dough, and using cookie cutters. The good news is that these jam bars taste just like linzer cookies, but don’t take long to make, and require no special equipment. Sold yet? [...]