Old World Bars

 1 cup all-purpose flour
 1 cup white sugar
 1 cup nuts (walnuts, hazelnuts or almonds), chopped
 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
 1 egg

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2

In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, except jam. Set aside 1 1/2 cups of the mixture.

3

Press remaining mixture into a greased 8x8-inch square pan, metal preferred.

4

Spread jam evenly on top, leaving 1/2-inch border from the edge of the pan. Crumble reserved mixture over jam.

5

Bake 40-45 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely before cutting.

Ingredients

 1 cup all-purpose flour
 1 cup white sugar
 1 cup nuts (walnuts, hazelnuts or almonds), chopped
 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
 1 egg

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2

In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, except jam. Set aside 1 1/2 cups of the mixture.

3

Press remaining mixture into a greased 8x8-inch square pan, metal preferred.

4

Spread jam evenly on top, leaving 1/2-inch border from the edge of the pan. Crumble reserved mixture over jam.

5

Bake 40-45 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely before cutting.

Old World Bars
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