Maple Walnut Bars

Relish these maple-walnut bars drizzled with sweet glaze – a distinctive treat!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 36

Ingredients

Base

1 1/2
cups all purpose flour
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened

Filling

3/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons all purpose flour
3/4
cup microwave ready regular syrup
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1
teaspoon maple flavor or extract
3
eggs
1 1/2
cups chopped walnuts

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon maple flavor or extract
1
to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine all base ingredients; beat at low speed until crumbly. Press mixture in bottom of greased pan. Bake at 350°F. for 12 to 14 minutes or until light brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine all filling ingredients except walnuts; beat until well combined. Stir in walnuts.
  • 3 Remove pan from oven; pour filling evenly over warm base. Return to oven; bake at 350°F. for an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 In small bowl, combine all glaze ingredients; blend until smooth, adding enough milk for desired drizzling consistency. Drizzle evenly over bars. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    65mg
    65%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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