“Rich, brown sugar flavor. These chewy squares, adored by Helen Hansen, an executive secretary of General Mills, keeps deliciously soft for days in a tightly covered jar.”
Melt over low heat…..
1/4 cup butter or other shortening
Remove from heat. Stir in until blended…..
1 cup light brown sugar (packed)
Cool. Stir in….
Sift together and stir in….
3/4 cup sifted GOLD MEDAL flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
Spread into a well greased 8-inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes; until, when touched lightly with finger, only a slight imprint remains. Don’t overbake! Cut into bars while still warm. Makes approximately 1-1/2 dozen 1-inch x 2-1/2-inch bars.
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts