Such a great treat. The sweet jam with nutty topping is small bites of pure delight.


This recipe is from my Fall 2015 issue!

Makes 12 Squares

You will need:

1 cup+1⁄4 cup all purpose flour

1⁄2  cup+1⁄4 cup light brown sugar

1⁄2  teaspoon salt

1 stick+2 tablespoons salted butter, cold and diced

1 egg yolk

1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1 cup nectarine jam

1  tablespoon slivered almonds

2  tablespoon pecans, chopped

2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 380°F.
  2. In a bowl, mix 1 cup flour, 1⁄2 cup sugar, and salt.
  3. Add 1 stick of butter and use a mixer to work it in. The result should be crumbly.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until it forms a ball.
  5. Press the dough into a parchment lined 9”x9” baking dish and top with the jam.
  6. In a bowl, using your hands, mix 1⁄4 cup flour, 1⁄4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, and nuts.
  7. Crumble the mixture over the jam.
  8. Bake for about 35–40 minutes, or until golden.
  9. Cool on a wire rack and cut into squares.

TIP:

Photography by Food+styling+photography by Paul Lowe

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