Fabulous Cashew Scotchies with Brown Butter Icing

Fabulous Cashew Scotchies with Brown Butter Icing

Enjoy these fabulous cashew bars topped with brown butter icing - perfect crowd pleasing dessert.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

bars

Bars
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® 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
  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.
Makes 24 bars

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 250
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 26g),
  • Protein 2g;
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;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.