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Jam Squares Recipe

1 stick of unsalted, softened butter1/2 cup of sugar1 tablespoon of vegetable oil1 egg, well-beaten2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 cups of flour2 teaspoons baking powderpinch of salt1 jar of Carol Hall's Jam (any flavor) In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and oil. Add egg and vanilla. In separate bowl, mix dry ingredients, whip together to aerate.  Now add egg mixture and mix well - until dough begins to form a ball - should be quite firm.  Wrap in wax paper and freeze for about half an hour or chill for one hour. Preheat over to 350* and grease a 10x7 pan. Press one half of the mixture of dough evenly on bottom of pan. Spread jam over the top. Grate remaining dough...

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