Macadamia Nut Bars

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Here's another macadamia nut recipe. Depending on the size of the bar, this recipe makes from 1 to 3 dozen bars.

Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups packed light brown sugar

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one 9 x 13 inch baking pan.

  2. To make the crust, start by combining the flour and brown sugar in a large bowl. Then cut in vegetable shortening until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Press evenly into the baking pan.

  3. For the filling, beat the egg until thick and light colored. Next, beat in the baking soda. Lastly, stir in the sour cream. Mix until well blended

  4. Pour the filling over the crust, and distribute chopped macadamia nuts evenly over the top.

  5. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes, or until firm. Place the pan on a wire rack to cool. When cool, cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

493 Calories
30g Fat
54g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 493
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 2g 5%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 145mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.