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Salted Peanut Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Salted Peanut Bars, by , is from AT&T Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Brenda Ware
Added: Monday, February 13, 2006


1/2 c. shortening
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. sugar
2 egg yolks
3 T. water
1 t. vanilla
2 c. flour
1 t. baking soda
2 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
1 - 12 oz. package chocolate chips
2 egg whites
1 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. chopped salted peanuts

Cream shortening with 1/2 c. brown sugar and white sugar. Blend in 2 egg yolks, vanilla and water. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to shortening mixture. Press into greased and floured 15 x 10 x 1" jelly roll pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, pressing gently into dough. Beat 2 egg whites until foamy. Gradually add 1 c. brown sugar, beating until stiff. Spread evenly over chocolate chips. Top with nuts. Bake at 325 for 30 - 35 minutes. Cut while still warm.




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