Brown Sugar Cashew Bars

Brown Sugar Cashew Bars

Feed a crowd with a rich bar cookie that's 1, 2, 3 easy!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

5

dozen

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup corn syrup
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup whipping (heavy) cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
can (9.5 ounces) cashew halves and pieces
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch, with shortening, or line with aluminum foil. In large bowl, mix 1/2 cup brown sugar, 2/3 cup butter, 1/2 cup corn syrup, 1 teaspoon vanilla and the egg with spoon. Stir in flour and salt. Spread in pan. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.
  2. In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, heat 1/3 cup brown sugar and 1/3 cup corn syrup over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Stir in 1/4 cup butter and the whipping cream. Heat to boiling over medium heat; remove from heat. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  3. Sprinkle cashews over crust. Pour cooked mixture over cashews; spread evenly. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light brown and set. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 10 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 5 dozen bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Mixed nuts or peanuts make easy stand-ins for the cashews.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 95
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.