The crust for these raspberry bars has plenty of spices and walnuts--the perfect foil for tangy-sweet raspberry preserves. Source: EatingWell Magazine, December 1997

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-by-9-inch or 7-by-11 1/2-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

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  • Combine flour, sugar, 1/2 cup walnuts, cocoa, orange zest, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in a food processor. Pulse until walnuts are finely chopped. Add egg, oil and water; process until moistened. Transfer to prepared pan. Press into an even layer. Bake crust until dry to the touch and barely golden, 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Whisk jam and orange juice in a bowl. Spread evenly over the crust. Sprinkle with the remaining 2 tablespoons walnuts. Bake the bars until jam bubbles, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Transfer pan to a wire rack and cool completely before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts

113 calories; 3.5 g total fat; 0.4 g saturated fat; 8 mg cholesterol; 46 mg sodium. 31 mg potassium; 19.6 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g fiber; 12 g sugar; 1.6 g protein; 14 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mg vitamin c; 27 mcg folate; 8 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 8 mg magnesium;