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    Chocolate Nut Bars

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    1 hrs 40 mins

    30 mins

    1 hrs 10 mins

    Tony Rules The Kitchen... Sally Watches!'s Note:

    Compliments of the editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine. The cooking time does not include the refrigeration time. These are delicious!

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350.
    2. 2
      Line 8" square baking pan with foil, pressing foil into corners to cover completely and leaving 1" overhang on sides.
    3. 3
      Spread oats on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes, or until light golden brown. Let cool, then place in large bowl.
    4. 4
      Reduce oven temperature to 325.
    5. 5
      Spread hazelnuts and walnuts on baking sheet. Bake 9-11 minutes or just until cut sides begin to brown lightly. Let cool, then add to toasted oats.
    6. 6
      Stir in confectionary sugar, then set aside.
    7. 7
      Heat chocolate chips and shortening in small heavy saucepan over very low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
    8. 8
      Spread evenly on bottom of prepared 8" square pan.
    9. 9
      Let stand in cool place 15-20 minutes, or until chocolate mixture begins to set, but is not firm.
    10. 10
      Combine butter and salt in microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 20-30 seconds, or until butter is melted and foamy.
    11. 11
      Stir in corn syrup. Let cool slightly, and add vanilla.
    12. 12
      Stir corn syrup mixture into oat mixture, just until moistened.
    13. 13
      Gently spoon over chocolate, spreading evenly into corners.
    14. 14
      Score lightly into 4 strips, then score each strip into 6 pieces.
    15. 15
      Cover tightly with plastic wrap, and refrigerate at least 4 hours, or until firm.
    16. 16
      Remove bars from pan, lifting foil by edges.
    17. 17
      Place on cutting board; cut along score lines into 24 pieces. Remove foil.
    18. 18
      Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 08, 2009


      WONDERFUL FLAVOR!!! A No-Bake item! These bars are well worth all the steps in preparing them! I used pecans instead of hazelnuts and drizzle some melted chocolate on top. A special treat and a good bar to have as a snack. Thanks for sharing this recipe, Sally Cooks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Nut Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (632 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 125.4
    Calories from Fat 69
    Total Fat 7.7 g
    Saturated Fat 2.7 g
    Cholesterol 2.5 mg
    Sodium 56.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 14.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 10.1 g
    Protein 1.4 g

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