Choco-Macadamia Treats

Choco-Macadamia Treats
Servings: 48 Yield: 48 bars Prep 15 mins Bake 350°F 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour plus 3 tablespoons
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 1 1/2 cup stick butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 6 1/2 ounce jar roasted macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 8 ounces milk chocolate, melted and slightly cooled

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In large bowl, whisk together 2 cups of the flour, baking soda and salt.

3. In another large bowl, beat butter and sugar until smooth and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla. On low, beat in flour mixture just until combined. Fold in 1 cup of the nuts.

4. Reserve 1/2 cup dough. With floured fingers, press remaining dough evenly over bottom of prepared pan. Spread melted chocolate over dough. With hands, mix remaining nuts and the 3 tablespoons flour into reserved 1/2 cup dough; crumble nut mixture evenly over chocolate.

5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until golden. Let cool before cutting.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 48; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 111, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 13, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 11, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 63, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.