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nutty eggnog bars

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Kim Biegacki
Youngstown, OH

This is a very thick and chewy bar cookie with the flavors of nog and delicious crunch of macadamias along with a yummy eggnog glaze. This would be a nice afternoon treat with a hot cup of coffee or a large glass of milk. Recipe from Better Homes and Garden.

(5 ratings)
yield 36 bars
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For nutty eggnog bars

  • 2 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 2 md
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 c
    macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp

How To Make nutty eggnog bars

  • 1
    Line a 13x9 pan with foil, then grease the foil.
  • 2
    In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, cook sugar and butter, stirring, until butter is melted. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Stir eggs and vanilla into sugar mixture.
  • 3
    Add flour, baking powder, and nutmeg; stir to combine. Stir in nuts. Spread the dough in the prepared pan. Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes or until edges begin to pull away from the pan.
  • 4
    Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars or diamond shapes when cool.
  • 5
    In a small bowl combine powdered sugar, vanilla and 1 tablespoon of eggnog. Add additional eggnog, 1 teaspoon at a time, if necessary to make the glaze a piping consistency. Pipe icing over bars or drizzle.