"I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we're talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime 'associates,' food, for me, has always been an adventure."--Anthony Bourdain
1/2 cup butter or shortening 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups chopped walnuts
Cream butter and sugar, add eggs and stir in vanilla. Mix together dry ingredients; add with nuts to brown sugar mixture; mix thoroughly. Spread in greased cookie pan 15 ½ x 10 ½ x 1. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. DO NOT OVER BAKE. Should be moist and chewy. Cut in bars while warm. Frost bars with powdered sugar frosting or a prepared frosting and remove when almost cool. Makes 3 dozen.
Butterscotch Bars were my kid’s favorite cookies when they were growing up. – Elaine
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