These bars of the perfect combination of a shortbread-like base, a soft chocolate-walnut layer, and a rich chocolate frosting to top it off. Add some walnuts for a nice crunch and you have Viennese chocolate walnut bars that not only look amazing, but taste amazing. Watch out, these are extremely addictive!
Combine ingredients for crust and press into nine-inch square pan.
Spread jam over crust.
Beat eggs, slowly adding remaining ingredients.
Pour filling over crust. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 minutes. Cool thoroughly.
Combine ingredients for icing. Spread over filling and sprinkle walnuts to garnish.
Cool and cut into half-inch bars.
Photography by Tamara Friedman