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Chocolate Strawberry Streusel Bars

Chocolate Strawberry Streusel BarsOffer these sophisticated bars to your friends or family with vanilla ice cream, or they’ll look great on a dessert tray.

This recipe was shared by Rosemarie Thompson of Rockford, IL.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups (12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels - divided use
1 (10-ounce) jar strawberry jam
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  2. Beat butter and 1 cup granulated sugar in large mixer bowl until fluffy. Beat in egg. Beat in 2 cups flour. Stir in 1 cup morsels. Spread mixture in prepared pan. Spread jam evenly over mixture in pan, leaving 1/2-inch border.
  3. Combine 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup granulated sugar in medium bowl. Cut in 1/4 cup butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is crumbly. Stir in remaining morsels. Sprinkle streusel evenly over preserves.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
  5. Combine powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract in small bowl. Drizzle over bars; let stand until set.

Makes 24 bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/24 of recipe): Calories: 310 Calories from Fat: 120 Total Fat: 14 g Saturated Fat: 9 g Cholesterol: 35 mg Sodium: 70 mg Carbohydrates: 44 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 30 g Protein: 3 g

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.