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Go Nutty Honey Bars


Ingredients

Crust

  • 3/4 cup cold butter
  • 21/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Directions

  • 1. Line a 13x9x2 inch baking pan with foil and grease lightly with butter.
  • 2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in a large bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • 3. Stir in egg blended (mixture will be dry).
  • 4. Press firmly into pan.
  • 5. Bake at 375 F for 18-20 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • 6. Cool on a wire rack.

Topping

  • 2/3 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 Tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups shelled, toasted nuts of your choice (almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, filberts, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, peanuts, pecans, pistachios, walnuts, etc.)

Directions

  • 1. Bring honey, brown sugar and salt to a boil over medium heat; stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2. Boil without stirring for 2 minutes.
  • 3. Add butter and cream.
  • 4. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute.
  • 5. Remove from heat, stir in nuts and spread over crust.
  • 6. Bake at 375 F for 15-20 minutes or until topping is bubbly.
  • 7. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 8. Use foil to lift mixture out of pan, then cut into bars.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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