Chocolate Bars (oven version)

Rev BJ Friley

By
@RevBJFriley

Oven temp: 350 degrees F


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Rating:

Serves:

about 20 bars

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1/4 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
grated orange or lemon peel

FILLING

1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips

TOPPING

3
eggs
3/4 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon juice or 3 tbsp. orange juice
1 Tbsp
grated orange or lemon peel
1 dash(es)
nutmeg
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
powdered sugar, for garnish

EQUIPMENT

pregreased 8-inch square baking pan

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
Measure flour and baking powder into a bowl.
3
Add butter and, either with pastry blender or fingers, blend butter into flour mixture until consistency of cornmeal.
4
Add powdered sugar and orange or lemon peel.
5
Press mixture evenly onto bottom of a pre-greased 8-inch square baking pan.
6
Prebake crust for about 7 minutes at 350 degrees F.
7
Spread chocolate chips over hot crust.
8
As soon a chips melt, spread chocolate evenly over crust. If chips don't melt quickly, put pan back in the oven for a few minutes.
9
Combine all remaining ingredients in a bowl.
10
Mix thoroughly.
11
Pour mixture over chocolate layer.
12
Bake at 350 degrees F for about 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned.
13
Cool.
14
Dust with powdered sugar.
15
Cut into even squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American