TOASTED HAZELNUT BARS

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Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Found this dessert bar in my BHG Our Best Recipes cookbook. It won a prize as Cookie Jar Favorite back in 1997. That's good enough for me!
Photo: BHG.com

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Comments:
Serves:
Makes 48 bars
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 2 pkg
    (3 oz.ea.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    buttermilk
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    chopped hazelnuts (filberts), toasted
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make TOASTED HAZELNUT BARS

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, mix together 2 cups of the flour, the 1/2 cup butter, cream cheese, and brown sugar; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. With lightly floured hands, pat mixture onto bottom and up sides of a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the remaining 1/3 cup flour, the granulated sugar, buttermilk, eggs, melted butter, vanilla, and salt; beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Stir in nuts. Pour onto baked crust.
  3. Bake for about 35 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan; cut into bars. Sift powdered sugar over top. Store, covered, in the refrigerator.

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About TOASTED HAZELNUT BARS

Course/Dish: Cookies Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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