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Sugar-Topped Walnut Bars Recipe

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 TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling YIELD:72 servings


  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups finely ground walnuts
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar


  • 1. In a mixing bowl, combine flour and sugar. Beat in butter and egg yolks. Press into an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. For filling, in a 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. Yield: 6 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 83 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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