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Strawberry Blueberry Bars

Categories: Bars & Brownies

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Beautiful color combination that would fit perfectly for a 4th of July cook out!

Ingredients

  • 3 1/4 c. all-purpose flour divided
  • 1 tsp. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon rind grated
  • 1 c. margarine or butter
  • 2 lg. eggs beaten
  • 3/4 c. slivered almonds, chopped chopped
  • 1 jar strawberry preserves 12 oz.
  • 1/2 c. blueberries

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease 15 x 10 x 1 inch jelly roll pan. Sift together 3 cups flour, and Clabber Girl Baking Powder; set aside. In a large bowl, cream together sugar and margarine until fluffy. Add flour mixture and lemon peel to creamed mixture. Beat at low speed until crumbly. Add almonds, and eggs; stir with fork until evenly moistened. Remove 1 cup dough; set aside. Pat remaining dough into pan. Spread preserves over dough, leaving a 1/4 inch border uncovered. Spread blueberries evenly over preserves. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour with reserved dough. Crumble evenly over preserves.

Bake 22 to 27 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch bars.