n Response to Re: RECIPES FOR DESSERT BARS, FRUIT SNACK BARS AND COOKIES:
Here is an easy one. Golden Peanut Butter Bars 2 Cups flour 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1/2 Cup cold butter or margarine 1 Cup finely chopped peanut ( or use your favorite nut) 1 (14 ounce) can SWEETENED Condensed milk NOT evaporated 1/2 Cup creamy peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla extract Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 13X9 pan with parchment or foil. (it just makes life easier) In large mixing bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and egg; cut in cold butter until crumbly. Stir in peanuts. Reserve 2 Cups of the mixture. Press remaining into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. In another mixing bowl, beat sweetened condensed milk, peanut butter and vanilla. Spread over prepared crust; top with reserved crumb mixture. (I like to press the crumb mixture down a bit) Bake an additional 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool Cut into bars. Store covered at room temperature. Makes 2 - 3 dozen bars. This one has oatmeal...Healthy??maybe..maybe not!! Toffee Bars 1 Cup quick cooking oats 1/2 cup flour 1/ Cup packed brown sugar 1/2 Cup finely chopped walnuts 1/2 Cup butter or margarine, melted and divided..Will need 6 Tb and 2 Tb 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 (14 ounce can) Sweetened Condensed milk (NOT evaporated) 2 tsp vanilla 2 Cups semi sweet chocolate chips Additional walnuts if desired Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line a 13X9 pan In large mixing bowl, combine oats, flour, brown sugar, walnuts, 6 Tb butter and baking soda. Press firmly into bottom of pan. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. In medium saucepan over med. heat combine rest of butter and sweetened condensed milk. cook until mixture thickens slightly. About 15 minutes. Remove from heat stir in vanilla. Pour over baked crust. Bake 10 to 15 minutes. or until golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately sprinkle chips on top. Let stand 1 minute; spread while chips are still warm. Garnish with extra walnuts if you want. Press them down firmly if using. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Store covered at room temp. Makes 3 dozen bars.
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Nikki - The Peanut Butter bars sound like a good recipe to send to my son and his squadron. Thanks!