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Nut Bars

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla extract 6 Drop
  Walnuts 4 Ounce, finely chopped (1 Can)
  Egg whites 2
  Packed dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

1. Into large bowl, measure first 6 ingredients and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. With mixer at low speed, beat ingredients until just mixed; increase speed to medium; beat 5 minutes, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease 13" by 9" baking dish. Spread dough in baking dish; sprinkle nuts over top.
3. In small bowl, with mixer at high speed, beat 2 egg whites just until stiff peaks form; with rubber spatula, fold in brown sugar and ¥2 teaspoon vanilla. Spread mixture evenly over nut layer. Bake 30 to 40 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cut crosswise into 6 strips, then cut each strip into 5 pieces.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Nut

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