Old Fashioned Crispette Squares (dated 1950)

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Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

This was a handwritten recipe in my Mom's collection. I remember them as good but have not tried out the recipe for years.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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  • CRUST:

  • 1/4 c
    crisco
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • TOPPING:

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2
    well beaten eggs
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    coconut
  • 1 1/2 c
    rice crispie cereal
  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make Old Fashioned Crispette Squares (dated 1950)

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream 1/4 cup Crisco and 1/2 cup brown sugar
    Sift together 1 cup flour, 1/8 tsp. salt, 1/4 tps nutmeg. With fork or pastry blender cut Crisco mixture into flour mixture until well blended.
    Press into a 9 inch square (parchment paper lined) pan.
    Bake 15 minutes in 350 degree oven.
  2. Add 1 cup brown sugar to 2 well beaten eggs. Stir to mix. Add 1/4 tsp salt, 1 tsp. vanilla, 1 cup coconut,mix well. Stir in 1 1/2 cup rice crispies, 1/2 cup chopped nuts.

    Spread over baked layer and continue baking 24 minutes more. Cut into squares while warm.

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About Old Fashioned Crispette Squares (dated 1950)

Course/Dish: Cookies




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