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Scotch Bars

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  Sifted flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Calumet)
  Baking soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Semi sweet chocolate chips/Lemon / caramel chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Baker's)

Sift flour, baking powder, soda, and salt together Add nuts and mix well.
Melt shortening in saucepan; remove from heat.
Add sugar and water; mix well.
Cool slightly.
Add egg and vanilla and blend.
Then add flour mixture, a small amount at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Turn into greased 9x9x2-inch pan.
Sprinkle chips over top.
Bake in moderate oven (350°F.) 20 to 25 minutes. (Do not overbake.) Cool in pan.
Then cut into bars.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2835 Calories from Fat 1186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 133 g204%

Saturated Fat 32.3 g161.4%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1958.7 mg81.6%

Total Carbohydrates 388 g129.4%

Dietary Fiber 8.5 g33.9%

Sugars 254.3 g

Protein 38 g75.3%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 52.1% Iron 48.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Scotch Bars Recipe