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Penuche Chews Recipe

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This recipe for Penuche Chews, by , is from The Buhler Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Irene Blohm
Added: Sunday, August 5, 2007


2 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda
3/4 c. margarine
1 1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. milk
1 c. powdered sugar,
1 c. chopped nuts
1 tsp. vanilla.

1 c. brown sugar
1/3 c. margarine
1/4 c. milk.

Whole walnuts

Sift together flour, salt and baking soda. Set aside. Mix margarine, brown sugar, and milk and boil together one minute. Remove from heat; add powdered sugar, chopped nuts, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients. Bake in 15 x 10 pan Cut and remove from pan while warm

Mix together brown sugar and margarine. Boil 2 minutes. Add 1/4 c. milk. Cool, stir in powdered sugar until thick. Put a dab of frosting on each penuche chew and top with a 1/4 or 1/2 walnut.




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