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raspberry squares all stacked on a white plate

Easy Raspberry Squares

Sweet delicious easy-to-make Raspberry squares. Sure to be a family favorite!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 9 approx- 2 squares per person
Calories 376 kcal


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 18 oz red raspberry preserve/jelly


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl whisk the eggs.
    whisk with eggs in a bowl.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk flour, sugar and baking powder.
    pout=ring sugar in kitchen aid mixer bowl
  • Then add the shortening, eggs and vanilla. Using an electric mixer, mix until combined.
    crumb-y type dough in mixing bowl
  • Press 3/4 of the dough into an ungreased 10 x 15 cookie sheet. (save 1/4 for topping)
    dough in baking sheet with extra dough on the side
  • Spread Jelly into an even layer over the dough, coming within 1/4" of all edges. this leaves a delicious crust.
    spread jelly over pressed dough
  • Crumble the remaining dough over the jelly.
    sprinkling crumb topping dough on jelly
  • Bake in preheated oven until golden brown. Approximately 25 minutes.
    ready for the oven
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before cutting into squares. Store in an airtight container.
    close up of two raspberry squares


For 2 squares - Cal 376, Total Fat 22.9g, Carbs 38 g, Protein 2.9 g