Maple Walnut Bars
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Granulated brown sugar replacement||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Maple syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs) (dietetic)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 Teaspoon|
|Walnuts||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped|
Combine the 1 1/2 cup (375 mL) of flour, brown sugar replacement, and margarine in a mixing bowl.
Using a pastry blender, a fork, or your fingers, work the dough into crumbs.
Press the crumbs into the bottom of a greased 13 x 9 in. (33 x 23 cm) baking pan.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 15 minutes.
Heat maple syrup until warm.
Beat eggs in a bowl.
Slowly pour the hot maple syrup into the beaten egg, stirring constantly.
Stir in vanilla, the 2 tsp (30 mL) of flour, and salt.
Pour over baked crust.
Sprinkle with walnuts.
Return to oven, and bake 15 or 20 minutes more.
Allow to cool in pan.