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These squares are over-the-top rich!
2 cups (4 sticks, 16 ounces) unsalted butter
2 3/4 cups sugar
6 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate (a generous cup of chopped chocolate)
1 teaspoon salt (if you've used salted butter, reduce the salt to 1/2 teaspoon)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon raspberry flavor
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
1/2 cup raspberry jam
4 ounces chopped semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (about 2/3 cup)
4 ounces heavy cream
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Melt the sugar and butter together in a saucepan or microwave safe bowl. Cool to lukewarm. Add the chocolate, stirring until totally melted, then stir in the salt, vanilla, and raspberry flavor.
Whisk in the eggs, then the flour. Pour the batter into an ungreased 9" x 13" pan, shaking it to level the batter.
Bake the bars for 30 minutes. The bars in the middle of the pan might feel soft and undercooked, but they should be pulling away from the edges of the pan. Remove the pan from the oven. Heat the jam slightly, then spread it evenly over the warm bars. Cool for 30 minutes.
Melt the chocolate and cream together, stirring until smooth. Spread over the squares. Allow to cool for several hours, or overnight. Cut into small squares (about 1 1/4" x 1 1/4").
The squares will keep, well wrapped and refrigerated or frozen, for several weeks. Allow to warm to room temperature before serving. Yield: about 80 squares.