Monday, July 16, 2007

Mixed Nut Bars

Once in a while, as I pull them out, dust them off and use them I will post recipes that I have found to be real crowd pleasers. Last night I went to an event through an area MOMS club that I joined this year. I am very quiet around people I don't know very well, but I just need to get to warm up to them and I will be right in there. Last night was a good opportunity (without our kids) to get to know some of the ladies a little more. The highlight of the night was to find out that one of the members and I grew up on the SAME STREET and graduated just a year apart from the same high school. Though I must admit, I am very sad that I didn't know here then. Our town and our HS was/is huge and it was/is hard to get to know everyone!

Anyway, for the gathering I made MIXED NUT BARS which my mom originally found in a "Taste of Living" recipe magazine. Here is the recipe:

-Bobbi Brown, Waupaca, Wisconsin

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cups packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold butter or margarine, divided
1 can (11-1/2 ounces) mixed nuts
1 cup butterscotch chips
1/2 cup light corn syrup

In a bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Cut in 1/2 cup of butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a greased 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with nuts. Melt butterscotch chips. Add corn syrup and remaining butter; mix well. Pour over nuts. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen

My next recipe will probably be for "Chocolate Surprise". The next cooking club through the MOMS club that I will be able to attend in August will be doing "desserts" (or so I hear!)

3 ripples:

Morrgan said...

Those look just too tempting. =) Thanks for posting the recipe, I'll have to find an excuse to make them soon!

Cheryl Wray said...

That looks wonderful!! (I wandered over here from Rhoda's blog, where you mentioned that you were posting a recipe!)

Sunny Kristi said...

Thanks for visiting and come back again soon! I peaked at your blog and will go back when I have some more time to read!

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