Double nut bars

diane jeffer

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@upstatebaker

My mother made these for my six brothers and myself when we were children. When my mother passed in 2006 this was one of the recipes they recalled with fond memory and asked if anyone had the recipe


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sifted flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
brown sugar firmly packed
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
shortening
1 large
egg separated
1/4 c
walnuts finely chopped
1/4 c
pecans finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sift together flour,baking powder and salt. Set aside
2
Cream butter,shortening,brown sugar and vanilla. Beat in egg yolk.
3
Mix in dry ingredient with a spatula. Spread over bottom of lightly greased jelly roll pan.
4
Beat egg white until frothy. Spread over dough. Sprinkle one half with walnuts, the other with the pecans, or mix if you like.Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.Cool slightly on wire rack. Cut into bars with sharp knife.remove to wire rack to finish cooling. STORE IN TIGHTLY COVERED CONTAINER

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom