Shortcake gems

Yield: 16 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Flour
½ cup Sugar
2 teaspoons Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Morton's Lite Salt
¼ cup Fleischmanns Unsalted Margarine
3 tablespoons Skim milk
½ teaspoon Almond extract
1 large Egg
½ cup Preserves

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder & salt. Cut in margarine. Combine milk, almond extract & egg. Add to flour mixture & stir just until moistened.

Press ½ of mixture into the bottom of an 8 inch square pan that has been coated with Pam. Bake at 400F for 5 minutes.

Spread the base with preserves. Drop remaining half of mixture by small spoonfuls evenly over preserves. Bake an additional 13-18 minutes or until lightly browned.

Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

Per bar: 122 cal, 3⅕ g fat, 13 mg chol, 73mg sod.

Recipe by: Unknown

Posted to EAT-LF Digest by JusNeedlin@... on Nov 3, 1998, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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