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Toffee Bars

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Ingredients
  Cookie crust 1
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Light brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), firmly packed
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Quick cooking oats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Not Instant)
  Semisweet chocolate square 3
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Semi-sweet chocolate square 2
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Hot water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.. Lightly grease a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan. Line bottom with foil.
2. Make Cookie Crust: In large bowl, with wooden spoon or portable electric mixer at medium speed, beat 1/2 cup butter, the brown sugar, egg yolk and vanilla until smooth.
3. Add flour and oats; stir until well combined.
4. Press mixture evenly in bottom of prepared pan.
5. Bake 15 minutes, or until golden. Cool slightly.
6. Meanwhile, make Topping: Melt 3 squares chocolate and 1 tablespoon butter over hot, not boiling, water.
7. Spread over warm cookie crust.
8. With sharp knife, cut into bars while still warm. Let cool completely in pan before removing.
9. Meanwhile, make Frosting: In top of double boiler, over hot water, melt chocolate and butter. Remove from water; stir in confectioners' sugar and hot water, mixing until smooth. Refrigerate, covered, about 10 minutes. Put frosting into pastry bag with number-27 tip.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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