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Walnut Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Regan Quinn

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
1 C. soft butter
2 C. flour

Filling:
1 t. salt
1.5 t. baking powder
4T. flour
3 C. packed brown sugar
4 eggs beaten
1 C. coconut
3 t. vanilla
2 C. broken walnuts

Frosting:
1/4 C. soft butter
1 C. powdered sugar
3-4 T. lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F

Crust:
Blend butter & flour; press into greased 9x13 pan. Bake 15 minutes.

Filling:
Combine sugar, flour, baking powder & salt. Stir in eggs, walnuts, vanilla & coconut. Spread over baked crust. Bake about 25 minutes. Cool before frosting.

Frosting: Blend ingredients until smooth. Frost the cut into squares.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 squares
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes plus chilling
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Betsy Hermesmann got this recipe from her friend Kay Featherngill. I loved them! Betsy made these for me nearly every Christmas. I made them for her in her last year.

 

 

 

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