Yield: 24 Servings
|1½ cup||Sifted all-purpose flour|
|½ cup||Butter or margarine; softened|
|¾ cup||Light brown sugar; firmly packed|
|1 pack||(6-oz) butterscotch pieces|
|¼ cup||Light corn syrup|
|2 cups||Coarsely chopped nuts|
Cookie layer: Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 12-½ by 9 by 2-inch pan lightly with unsalted shortening and dust lightly with flour. Sift together flour and salt into a bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives. Add sugar and mix well. With a floured spoon press cookie dough evenly into the bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes. Cool slightly.
Butterscotch Topping: Combine all ingredients except nuts in the top of a double boiler. Stir over hot, but not boiling, water until smooth. Stir in nuts. Spoon mixture evenly over slightly cooled cookie layer. Bake an additional 8 minutes. Remove pan to a wire cake rack. Cool until slightly warm and then cut into approximately 2-inch square bars. Cool completely.
Makes 24 bars.
FROM ANNE COOK,
REDBOOK, DEC 1972, "THE GREAT
CHRISTMAS COOKIE-SWAP COOKBOOK" From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .