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Layered Brazil Nut Bars

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  Soft butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 18 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Finely chopped brazil nuts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Or Minced)
  Flaked coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Semisweet chocolate pieces 6 Ounce (1 Package Or 1 Cup)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon

Blend butter, 1 cup flour, and 1/4 tea spoon salt.
Press firmly into greased and floured 9-inch square pan.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (375°F.) for 15 minutes.
Beat sugar into eggs.
Add remaining salt, 1 cup nuts, the coconut, and vanilla.
Spread evenly over baked layer in pan.
Return to oven and bake for 15 minutes longer.
Cool in pan.
Melt chocolate over hot water and stir in corn syrup and water.
Spread on baked mixture and sprinkle with remaining nuts.
Let stand until topping is firm, and cut into bars 1 x 3 inches.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1181 Calories from Fat 569

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.6%

Saturated Fat 29.3 g146.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 136.2 mg45.4%

Sodium 298.9 mg12.5%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g45.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.2%

Sugars 65.9 g

Protein 18 g36.2%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.85%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 28.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Layered Brazil Nut Bars Recipe