There are some days when I just want to bake something sweetly delicious. When I feel like
this I make sure that it is something that my husband can take to the office for everyone to enjoy.
It is a win win situation, the office loves a sweet treat once in a while, and I won't partake
of too many bars by keeping them at home--which is also a good thing.
It was a particularly nice day yesterday, mid 70's, windows open and sun shining. I decided to pull one of my favorite Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa) recipes, Raspberry Crumble Bars.
Usually this recipe is baked in a 9-inch square baking pan, but since I was making this for the office, I doubled the recipe and used my 11 x 15 inch baking dish. Copy & paste this link for the recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/raspberry-crumble-bars-recipe/index.html
|These bars are so easy to make. The photo above shows the lightly patted crust spread with raspberry jam. I used seedless as many people are not fans of the seeds in raspberries.|
|The recipe calls for 45 minutes to bake in the 9 inch pan, however, the baking time for my larger version was approx. 40 minutes. I suggest watching the bottom carefully so as not to|
|Awwww------they smell so delicious when they are baking. I couldn't wait|
for a sample with my morning coffee.