"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Nana Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Nana Squares, by , is from The Morcone-IanzitoFamily Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Janna (Mazzini) Rice
Added: Monday, July 9, 2007


21/4 c. flour
1tsp. baking soda
1tsp. salt

1c. butter(2 sticks)
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. brown sugar
1tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
12oz choclate chips
1c. nuts
small bottle of chopped marachino cherries

Sift first 3 ingredients and set aside.
Soften butter, and add sugars/vanilla/eggs
Add dry ingredients, and stir in chips/nuts/cherries.

Grease and flour 11X13 pan
Bake at 350 40-45mins.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My Nana Margaret E. Morcone was famous for these at every gathering!




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