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Fabulous Cashew Scotchies with Brown Butter Icing

These fabulous cashew bars are the perfect crowd pleasing dessert topped with brown butter icing.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

Bars

1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1 1/4
cups packed brown sugar
1
cup chopped cashews
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs

Icing

2/3
cup butter (do not use margarine)
3
cups powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2
to 3 tablespoons milk

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  • 2 Melt 1/2 cup butter in large saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat. Add flour mixture, brown sugar, cashews, 1 teaspoon vanilla and eggs; mix well. Spread batter in greased pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and bars begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Melt 2/3 cup butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook 13 to 15 minutes or until butter is light golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Immediately spread icing over cooled bars. Cut into bars.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
  • 2 Melt 1/2 cup butter in large saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat. Add flour mixture, brown sugar, cashews, 1 teaspoon vanilla and eggs; mix well. Spread batter in greased pan.
  • 3 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and bars begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Melt 2/3 cup butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook 13 to 15 minutes or until butter is light golden brown, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Immediately spread icing over cooled bars. Cut into bars.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.