Driftwood Kitchen’s Raspberry Bar

Contributed by: Chef Rene Baez

Driftwood Kitchen’s Pastry Chef Rene Baez shares her recipe for Raspberry bars.

The recipe calls for raspberry jamthatyou can easily make yourself.

Raspberry jam:
4 bxs raspberries
½ c sugar
1 Tbs pectin

Boil the raspberries and sugar together, once it boils add pectin.
Let it comeback to a boil and remove from heat.

You’ll use it in the following recipe:

Driftwood Kitchen’s Raspberry Bar

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Driftwood Kitchen’s Raspberry Bar from Pastry Chef Rene Baez


½ c packed brown sugar
1 c ap flour
¼ tspn baking soda
1/8 tspn salt
1 c rolled oats
½ c softened butter
¾ c raspberry jam


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Grease one 8 inch square pan, and line with greased foil.
  3. Combine brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt, and rolled oats.
  4. Rub in the butter using your hands or a pastry blender to form a crumbly mixture.
  5. Press 2 cups of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  6. Spread the jam to within 1/4 inch of the edge.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture over the top, and lightly press it into the jam.
  8. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly browned.
  9. Allow to cool before cutting into bars.

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