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Easy Company Bars

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"When my husband and I were newlyweds, he had the habit of inviting people to our house at the spur of the moment for cake and coffee. I had to come up with a recipe both good and quick to fix. After testing these bars a few time, I found I could have them made not long after the coffee was brewed."
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55 m servings
Original recipe yields 9 servings


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  1. Coat the bottom of an 8-in. square baking pan with melted butter. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs. Gradually beat in brown sugar and vanilla just until combined. Combine flour and baking soda; stir into the egg mixture. Fold in nuts. Pour batter evenly over butter; do not stir. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes or until bars test done with a wooden pick. Cool slightly; dust with confectioners' sugar and cut. Cool completely.


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It tasted like vanilla and flour. I cooked longer than the reccomended (different ovens, different times) and after it cooled it was just gooey mess on the bottom. It had the texture of soggy b...

I made this just as it is written and it was delicious. Does not use 1 1/3 cups flour, only the 1/3.

I imagine it should say 1 1/3 cups of flour, rather than 1/3 cup flour.