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Walnut Cookie Strips

 Walnut Cookie Strips
This recipe is over 70 years old. It came from the grandmother of a friend of my son's, when he was a Boy Scout. This was his troop's favorite cookie. -June Grimm, San Rafael, California
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • FILLING:
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup flaked coconut
  • FROSTING:
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in butter until crumbly.
  • Press into a greased 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Bake at 350° for 15
  • minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat egg. Beat in the brown sugar, flour,

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Walnut Cookie Strips (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • vanilla and baking powder. Stir in nuts and coconut. Pour over hot
  • crust. Bake 15 minutes longer or until set. Cool completely on a
  • wire rack.
  • For frosting, in a small bowl, beat the confectioners' sugar, butter
  • and juices until smooth. Spread over filling; sprinkle with nuts.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until frosting is set. Store
  • in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 105 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 46 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.