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This recipe for Fudge Nut Layer Bars, by Gail Hagen, is from Gails Recipes,
one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help
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Filling: 1 cup (6 oz package) semi-sweet chocolate pieces 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 Tbsp butter 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup chopped walnuts 1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups Flour 1/2 tsp soda 1 egg 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 12 cups quick cooking rolled oats
Oven 350 degrees 9 dessert squares or 36 bars
In medium saucepan combine chocolate pieces, milk, 1 tbsp butter and 1/4 tsp salt over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate pieces melt. Stir in 1/2 cup walnuts and 1 tsp vanilla extract. Set aside.
In large mixer bowl combine ingredients for crust. Blend until particles are coarse. Press half of mixture in greased 9 inch square pan. Spread chocolate filling carefully over base. Sprinkle remaining mixture and 1/4 cup walnuts over filling.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool; cut into squares or bars. Top with sweetened whipped cream or ice cream for dessert if desired.
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