SALTED NUT BARS

 

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  • Servings: 48
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all purpose flour (see note)
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 2 cups mixed nuts or cocktail peanuts
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 6 ounce package (1 cup) butterscotch chips

Directions

  • Mixed nuts and a candy glaze for a very special flavor.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.
  • In medium bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, salt and margarine; blend well.
  • Press into ungreased 15x10-inch jelly roll pan (or two 9-inch square pans).
  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 to 12 minutes. Sprinkle nuts over partially-baked crust.
  • In small saucepan, combine corn syrup, margarine, water and butterscotch chips;
  • boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Pour cooked mixture over nuts.
  • Return to oven and bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool completely; cut into bars.
  • Makes 48 bars.
  • Note: Self-rising flour is not recommended.

Notes

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