Hindbærsnitter - Hans Christian Andersen's Favorite Danish Raspberry Bars (Not a PopTart)
Tillykke med fødselsdagen Hans Christian Andersen!! Hans Christian Andersen's birthday was on April 2nd. So we thought it would be fun to make his favorite raspberry bars in celebration of his birthday!
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (or 2 1/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup almond flour)
1 cups confectioner's sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
8 tbsp butter, diced into small cubes
1 egg, beaten
1 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar for glaze
2-3 tbsp water
1 cup raspberry jam or preserves
decorating sprinkles / nonpareils
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Karen Grete preparing the raspberry bars.
together flour, 1 1/4 cups confectioner's sugar.
Using a pastry
blender or two knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until it
resembles small crumbs (it will be the texture of basic pie crust
Mix in beaten egg to form a soft dough and add the vanilla
Divide dough into two halves, cover each with plastic wrap, and
refrigerate for one hour.
oven to 375º. Using a rolling pin roll out each half of the chilled
dough into an 10" x 10" square.
Trim the edges to make them square, then
carefully roll the dough around your pin and transfer to parchment
paper-lined baking sheets.
Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from oven and allow to cool.
raspberry jam on bottom layer and cover with top layer.
Combine 1 cup
confectioner's sugar with 2 Tbsp. water to form a thick glaze. Spread on
top layer of cookie and sprinkle with nonpareils.
Once the glaze has
"set" (about 10 minutes), cut into bars.
Enjoy with a glass of milk, a cup of coffee or tea. THUMBS UP FOR MORE RECIPES LIKE THIS ONE! Send us pictures of what you like to serve with the Raspberry Bars! xoxo Karen Grete and Heidi
classic bar is believe to have been around since the 1700's. If you go
to Denmark, try one of these popular raspberry bars at one of the