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Pumpkin White Chip Macadamia Bars

Pumpkin, white chips and macadamia nuts come together to create this taste-tempting treat.

Pumpkin White Chip Macadamia Bars
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  • Skill Level
    Intermediate
  • Makes
    48
    bars (4 dozen)
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

COMBINE flour, cinnamon, cloves and baking soda in a small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until blended; gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in 1 1/2 cup morsels and nuts. Spread into prepared jelly-roll pan.

BAKE for 18 to 22 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack.

PLACE remaining morsels in heavy-duty plastic bag. Microwave on MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) power for 45 seconds; knead. Microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, kneading until smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; squeeze to drizzle over bars. Cut into bars.