These candy-like bars are very rich, so cut them into smaller bars. Using German sweet chocolate gives them a delightfully different taste.—Judith Scholovich, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 8 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts
- In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolk, vanilla, flour and salt; mix well. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
- Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. In a heavy saucepan or microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Spread over hot bars. Immediately sprinkle with nuts. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into 1-1/4-in. squares.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 160 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Toffee Squares in Country Woman November/December 1995