* 1 cup butter, softened
* 1 cup sugar
* 2 egg yolks
* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1 cup coarsely ground pecans
* 1 cup raspberry jam
* In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in the pecans.
* Spread half into a lightly greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Top with jam. Drop remaining dough by teaspoonfuls over jam.
* Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 131 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
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