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Mixed Nut Bars

 Mixed Nut Bars
Here's a tasty treat that is a wonderful time-saver. No matter where I take these bars, no one can eat just one and I always get asked for the recipe. They look great piled high on a pretty platter and taste even better.—Bobbi Brown, Waupaca, Wisconsin
42 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold butter, divided
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 can (11-1/2 ounces) mixed nuts

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in 1/2
  • cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a microwave, melt butterscotch chips and remaining
  • butter; stir until smooth. Stir in corn syrup.
  • Sprinkle nuts over crust; top with butterscotch mixture. Bake 10
  • minutes longer or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
  • Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 each equals 143 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.