Peppermint Crumb Squares
Although I have a boxful of recipes, I often opt to make up my own. My granddaughter likes to eat these bars when she visits.
48 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
- 3/4 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
- 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
- 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) vanilla or white chips
- 2/3 cup crushed peppermint candies
- In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add flour; beat until crumbly. Press 2 cups into a greased 13-in. x
- 9-in. baking pan; set remaining crumb mixture aside. Bake the crust
- at 350° for 8-10 minutes.
- In a heavy saucepan or microwave, heat milk and vanilla chips until
- chips are melted; stir until smooth. Pour over hot crust and spread
- evenly. Combine the candy and reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over
- Bake for 18-22 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cool on a
- wire rack. Cut into squares. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 116 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 46 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.