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chocolate walnut surprises

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Maddie Bell
Citronelle, AL

This recipe was originally taken by my great-grandmother from the Ladies Page of The Dothan Eagle on December 11, 1941. The recipe claims (and my sailor brother can agree) that these pack and travel well to distant service members!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate walnut surprises

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 4 lg
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • 4
    chocolate, unsweetened squares, melted
  • 1/2
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 box
    powdered sugar

How To Make chocolate walnut surprises

  • 1
    Cream butter and sugar. Beat in melted chocolate, vanilla and eggs. Beat in remaining ingredients, except walnuts or powdered sugar.
  • 2
    Line baking pan with waxed paper. Pour batter into pan. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts. Bake at 350F for 25 minutes.
  • 3
    Allow to cool in pan, then cut into bars. Roll bars in powdered sugar.

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