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Half Way Bars Recipe

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1 cup shortening
cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar (separated)
2 eggs separated yolk & white
1 tsp water
1 tsp vanilla
tsp baking soda
tsp salt
2 cups flour
chocolate chips and/or nuts

Slightly beat egg yolks and water. Cream together with shortnening, sugar, and cup brown sugar and vanilla. Add dry ingredients to this to form a stiff dough. More flour may have to be added. Spread on a grease cookie sheet and sprinkle with chocolate chips or nuts. Beat egg whites till foamy and fold in 1 cup brown sugar and spread on top of chips.

Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.
Cut into pieces.




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