Halfway Bars Recipe

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Halfway Bars

Suzanne Jump

By
@sjump54

My mom made these a lot when I was young. I'm not sure where she got the recipe, but we kids loved them. I still like them.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
48
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
sugar
2
egg yolks
1 Tbsp
cold water
1/2 Tbsp
baking soda
2 c
all purpose flour
6 oz
chocolate chips
2
egg whites
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed

Step-By-Step

1Cream the shortening, brown sugar and white sugar until well mixed. Beat in the egg yolks and water until incorporated.

2Mix the soda and flour together. Gradually add to first ingredients until all the flour is mixed in.

3Pat the cookie base into a 13" x 9" cake pan.

4Beat the egg whites until stiff. Add 1 cup brown sugar until well mixed. Spread over the top of the cookie base. DO NOT touch sides of the pan.

5Bake at 325 degrees until golden brown, about 35 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #bars, #Meringue