CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Malted Butterscotch BarsThese would make a good Halloween treat.
By: Herald Staff Report,
These would make a good Halloween treat.
Malted Butterscotch Bars
1 cup flour
½ cup powdered malted milk (not chocolate)
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1/3 cup shortening, melted
1 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ cup nuts
Sift flour; measure and sift with malted milk, baking powder and salt.
Add melted shortening to sugar. Add unbeaten eggs. Mix well. Add milk, vanilla, nuts and flour mixture. Mix well and pour into well-greased 8-by-8-inch pan. Bake in moderate oven at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
Mark into bars while hot. Remove from pan when cool.
Yield: 16 bars.
Note: Bars also would be good dusted with powdered sugar or frosted with vanilla buttercream or caramel icing.
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