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Fabulous Cashew Scotchies with Brown Butter Icing

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Fabulous Cashew Scotchies with Brown Butter Icing
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24
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Enjoy these fabulous cashew bars topped with brown butter icing - perfect crowd pleasing dessert.
Updated Nov 24, 2010

Ingredients

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition

250 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 33g Total Carbohydrate, 26g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
26g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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