Nutty Maple Bars

Nutty Maple Bars

Tags: Bars, Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Ready Time: 75 min
  • Yield: 24 Bars

Ingredients

CRUST

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/4 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon milk

FILLING

  • 1/3 cup Hungry Jack® Butter Flavored Syrup
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with foil. Spray with no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE flour, sugar and salt in a food processor. Blend. Add butter. Pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine egg yolk and milk in a small bowl. Drizzle into processor. Process using on/off turns just until dough clumps together but is still dry. Press into prepared pan.
  • BAKE 25 minutes or until crust is set and pale golden. Place on rack while making filling.
  • COMBINE syrup, cream and butter in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in nuts. Pour filling over crust, spreading nuts evenly.
  • BAKE 8 minutes or until filling bubbles. Place pan on rack and cool completely. Lift foil-lined bars out of pan. Cut into bars.
  • TIP Store cookies between sheets of wax paper in airtight container at room temperature.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/24 1 bar), Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 20mg, Sodium 0mg, Total Carbohydrate 11g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 6g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.