Holiday Eggnog Bars

Holiday Eggnog Bars

A buttery crust complements a smooth topping flavored with rum and nutmeg.

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cup butter, softened
cup sugar
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
egg yolks
cup sugar
1 1/4
cups whipping cream
tablespoon rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract
teaspoon ground nutmeg
teaspoon ground nutmeg
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. In small bowl, stir together butter, 1/2 cup sugar and the flour. Press in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of foil-lined pan. Bake 20 minutes.
  2. Reduce oven temperature to 300°F. In small bowl, beat egg yolks and 1/4 cup sugar with electric mixer on medium-high speed until thick. Gradually beat in cream, rum and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg. Pour over baked layer.
  3. Bake 40 to 50 minutes at 300°F until custard is set and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Sprinkle tops of bars evenly with 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg. Using foil handles, lift cooled bars from pan to cutting board; remove foil from sides of bars. With sharp knife, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Cover; store in refrigerator.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Don't like to drink plain eggnog but like the flavor? Then you are sure to love these squares for a holiday dessert.
Use an egg separator to easily separate the yolk from the egg white.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 20mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.