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Butter Pecan Turtle Bars

Butter Pecan Turtle Bars

2 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups pecan halves
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
2/3 cup butter
1 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips

Combine flour, 3/4 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter; blend until
crumbly. Pat mixture firmly onto bottom of ungreased 9×13-inch baking pan. Sprinkle pecan halves over the unbaked crust. Set aside.

In small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup brown sugar and 2/3 cup butter.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture begins to
boil. Boil for one minute, stirring constantly. Drizzle the hot caramel mixture over pecans and crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes or until caramel layer is bubbly and crust is light brown.

Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips. Use a small spatula or butter knife to spread chips evenly as they melt.

Cool completely before cutting into squares.

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BUTTERSCOTCH BROWNIE MIX IN A JAR

BUTTERSCOTCH BROWNIE MIX IN A JAR

1/2 Cup firmly packed flaked coconut
3/4 Cup chopped pecans
2 Cups firmly packed brown sugar
2 Cup flour mixed with 1 & 1/2 Tbsp. baking powder and 1/4 tsp. salt

Layer ingredients in order given in a 1-quart wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding next ingredient.

Attach the following instructions to the jar:

Butterscotch Brownies
Contents of gift jar
3/4 Cup (1 & 1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, completely softened
2 eggs, slightly beaten
2 tsp. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray a 13 x 9-inch metal pan. Empty brownie mix into large mixing bowl. Thoroughly blend the mixture. Add butter or margarine, eggs & vanilla. Mix until completely blended. Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes in pan.
Cut brownies into 1& 1/2-inch squares.

Yields 2 dozen brownies.

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Comanche Chicksaw Plum Bars

2 eggs, well beaten

1 cup light brown sugar

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp allspice

1 cup cooked wild plums, mashed, pits removed (may substitute fresh cooked or canned plums)

1 cup chopped pecans or hazelnuts

Powdered sugar to sift over baked plum bars (about 1/2 cup)

1. Preheat oven to 325F. Spray a 13×9-inch baking dish or pan.

2. In a medium mixing bowl, cream well together the beaten eggs with the brown sugar, buttermilk and vanilla. Add the flour, salt, and allspice, beating well together, then stir in the cooked plums and chopped pecans. Pour this batter into the prepared baking dish; spread evenly. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, until golden.

3. Remove and cool completely on wire rack. Cut into about 30 bars and dust well with fine sifted powdered sugar, if desired. Yield: 30 servings.

Calories: 103, Sodium: 29 mg, Cholesterol: 16 mg, Fat: 3 g, Carbohydrates: 18 g

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1/2 Fat

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Meringue cookies

4 large egg whites
pinch of salt
1 cup sugar

Whip the whites (at room temp for more volume) and salt with a mixer. Start on highest speed and beat for about 3 min till increased in volume and form medium soft peaks, With mixer running, add sugar gradually. Continue to beat at high speed till stiff peaks form. The whites will be firm and shiny. You may pipe from a pastry bag or drop by teaspoonfull onto parchment paper or ‘paper bags on a cookie sheet.


You may add chocolate chips (I like the mini chips added) or lemon or orange rind–or sprinkle with colored sprinkles.

OVEN AT 200 DEGREES F
Bake 45 to 60 min until dry and crisp but with no color. When cookies are cool lift off paper and store in airtight container.

You may also dip in melted chocolate if desired.

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Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies

3 cup oatmeal

1 cup whole wheat flour (or 2 cups oatmeal and 2 cups

whole wheat flour, whatever combination you want)

1 tsp soda

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

7/8 cup honey (or less)

1 tsp vanilla

2/3 cup raisins or dried apples or dried cranberries

Combine the first four ingredients. Mix up the next 3

ingredients and add them to the dry ingredients. Stir in

the dried fruit. Roll in small balls and smash to 1/4″

thickness on the cookie sheet. Bake at 275F degrees for 22-

25 minutes.

Makes about 50 cookies with only .3 grams of fat each.

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