Sugar-Topped Walnut Bars
If I haven't set out these nutty treats at a holiday gathering, family and friends are sure to notice—and to ask where my bars are! They travel well to potluck dinners. —Gloria Siddiqui, Houston, Texas
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling
- 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 2 large egg yolks
- 4 large eggs
- 2 cups finely ground walnuts
- 1-1/3 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Confectioners' sugar
- In a bowl, combine flour and sugar. Beat in butter and egg yolks. Press into an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan.
- For filling, in a large bowl, beat eggs. Stir in the walnuts, sugar and vanilla. Pour over crust.
- Bake at 300° for 55-60 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 83 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Sugar-Topped Walnut Bars in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2001
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