Butter Nut Chewies

Marilyn LaFontaine


These were my daughters favorite dessert when she was little.It was hard to keep them in the cookie jar for long.They are so moist and chewy for those who love a chewy cookie bar.Hope you enjoy these.The secret is the Butter Flavored Crisco.

★★★★★ 1 vote
2 Dozeen
20 Min
30 Min


1/2 cup butter flavored crisco
2 eggs
2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups unsifted all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup finely chopped nuts (your choice)
2 teaspoons baking powder


1Preheat oven to 350 degrees;Grease 13x9x2 inch baking pan with butter flavored crisco
2Beat eggs until light and foamy in large bowl of electric mixer (or use large bowl and hand held electric mixer)
3Beat in sugar,vanilla and butter flavored crisco until creamy texture
4Combine flour with baking powder and salt.Add to the egg mixture.Mix at low speed until blended.
5Stir in the nuts at low speed (mixture will be stiff)
6Spread evenly in prepared pan.Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until top is light brown.
7Cool 10-15 minutes.Cut into bars.Makes 2 dozen medium sized or 24 small sized.
8Store in air tight container.

About Butter Nut Chewies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Hashtags: #bar, #cookie