Submitted by: Susan Dearing, Los Angeles, CA

"Very moist and fruity, these bars go great with coffee"

1/2 cup shortening
  1/2 cup white sugar
  1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1 egg
  1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  1 teaspoon baking powder
  1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  10oz. jar of E. Waldo Ward's Sweet Orange Marmalade

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease an 8-inch square pan.

2 In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening with the sugar, vanilla, and almond extract. Stir in the egg and mix until well blended.

3 In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Add to the first mixture and mix well.

4 Spread half of the dough into the pan. Cover with a layer of E. Waldo Ward's Sweet Orange Marmalade.

5 Pour the remaining dough over the top and bake for 25 minutes. Let cool before cutting into bars.

Makes 1 dozen