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Mocha Toffee Cashew Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Keri Youngner
Added: Monday, October 31, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 large egg yolk
1 1/2 teasp vanilla extract
3 T instant espresso powerd, dissolved in 2 T. boiling water
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teasp salt
8 oz. good bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened), finely chopped
3/4 cup (4 oz) salted roasted cashews, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Put a rack in middle of oven and preheat over to 350 degrees.

Beat together butter and brown sugar in a large blowl with a n electric mixer at medium high speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Beat in yolk and vanilla, then gradually add espresso mixture, beating until well combined. Add flour and salt and mix at low speed until just combined.

Spread dough evening in an ungreased 15 1/2x 10: baking sheet with sides. Bake until top puffs slightly and sides pull away from edges (16-22 min). WATCH carefully toward end of the baking as the base burns quickly.

Meanwhile, melt chocolate in metal blowl set over saucepan of barely simmering water. Spread chocolate over warm base and immediately sprinkle with cashews. Cool completely in pan on a rack.
Cut into 48 bars and chilld until chocolate is firm (15 minutes)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
48
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Think Starbucks sinful sweets....

 

 

 

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