Jam Squares

Jam is a classic ingredient in squares – this is a simple jam square. You can vary it by using different jams for the filling.

Jam Squares
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Simple baked squares recipe with jam filling
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • Grated rind of 1 lemon
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup raspberry jam
  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and lemon rind in food processor bowl. Add butter and process until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add egg and process briefly to combine.
  2. Spread ⅔ of the mixture in a greased 8 inch square baking pan. Pat down firmly. Spread jam over top, and sprinkle remaining batter over jam.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. until well browned.


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