• 10 Ratings

Think of these dessert bars like a combination of raspberry-studded brownies and French silk pie. The results are decadent and utterly delicious.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Raspberry French Silk Pie Bars

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan. Press Chocolate Crumb Crust onto the bottom and slightly up the sides of the prepared pan. Bake about 10 minutes or until crust is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, for filling, in a heavy medium saucepan combine whipping cream, semisweet chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, sugar, and butter. Cook and stir over low heat about 10 minutes or until chocolates are melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Gradually stir half of the hot mixture into beaten egg yolks. Add egg yolk mixture to chocolate mixture in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium-low heat about 5 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened and bubbly.

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  • Remove from heat. (Mixture may appear slightly curdled.) Stir in crème de cacao. Place saucepan in a bowl of ice water. Stir occasionally about 20 minutes or until mixture stiffens and becomes hard to stir. Transfer filling to a medium bowl.

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  • Spread raspberry preserves over bottom of cooled crust. Beat filling with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 2 to 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Spread filling over preserves. Cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours or until firm.

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  • Spoon Raspberry Ganache over chilled mixture in baking pan, gently spreading into an even layer. Cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours more or until firm. Using the edges of the foil, lift uncut bars out of pan. Cut into bars. If desired, garnish with fresh raspberries.

To Store:

Place bars in a single layer in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts (Raspberry French Silk Pie Bars)

201 calories; total fat 13g; saturated fat 8g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 39mg; sodium 104mg; potassium 78mg; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 1g; sugar 14g; protein 2g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 292IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 4mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 10mg; iron 1mg.

Chocolate Crumb Crust

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  • In a medium bowl combine crushed wafers, flour, and sugar. Add butter; stir until well combined.

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Raspberry Ganache

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  • In a large glass measuring cup combine chocolate, whipping cream, and raspberry jam. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) about 1 minute or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Let stand about 1 hour or until slightly thickened.

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Reviews

10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2