Halfway Bars

Halfway Bars Recipe

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Suzanne Jump

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@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.

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

How to Make Halfway Bars

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.

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About Halfway Bars

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