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Pistachio Christmas Ribbon Bars

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A festive bar with a shortbread crust, red jam filling and a crumble topping scattered with chopped pistachios.

Makes about 36

1/2 pound unsalted butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt (omit this if your pistachios are salted)
1/2-2/3 cup raspberry or strawberry jam
2/3 cup pistachios, chopped

Preheat oven to 325 F. Combine butter, sugar and egg; beat until thoroughly blended. Stir in flour and salt. Spread one-half of dough into 9 inch square pan. Bake 10 minutes; remove from oven. Spread jam to within 1/2 inch of edge. Add pistachios to remaining dough. Drop by spoonfuls over jam to cover. Bake 35 minutes until top is golden brown; cool. Cut into squares.

Note: Recipe and photo courtesy of the California Pistachio Commission

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Reviews of Pistachio Christmas Ribbon Bars:

1-5 of 64 reviews   Next >>

  Foodie in Nashville, TN  Dec 3, 2016
Would make this again.
Made these one year just because I like pistachios and my gf's aunt raved about them. She's demanded I make them again this year! 5 stars

  Kathleen in New York  Nov 4, 2016
Would make this again.
One the best holiday cookies ever! Love them and so does everyone I bake them for!!😊 5 stars

  SuSannA in Montana  Oct 14, 2016
Would make this again.
Everyone loves them... 5 stars

  Angela in Union County, NJ  Dec 23, 2015
Would make this again.
Absolutely LOVE this dessert! I made it four years ago for Christmas and now I have made it every year since! 5 stars

  Gina B. in Woodstock, GA  Dec 12, 2015
Would make this again.
Family favorite can't make enough of these at christmastime! 5 stars

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