Although any nut would do in these ultra-rich bar cookies, the pecan and cashew combination is outstanding with the honey-sweetened topping.
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 15 x 10 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan with foil, extending over sides.Crust:
2. In bowl, beat 1 cup butter, granulated sugar, egg, vanilla, and salt 2 minutes. Beat in flour. With floured hands, press dough in pan. Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 20 minutes (edges brown slightly).Topping:
3. In saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar, and honey; then boil 5 minutes, without stirring. Remove from heat; stir in cream; stir in nuts. Pour filling into crust.
4. Bake in 350 degrees F oven 25 minutes until bubbly. Let cool in pan. Lift cookie from pan. Cut 6 lengthwise strips 1-1/2 inches wide. Cut diagonal line lengthwise from opposite corners through center; then cut diagonally across strips at 2-inch intervals above and below first diagonal.