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Decadent Bars

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"You won't be able to eat just one."
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Ingredients

servings 188 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, cream the shortening and brown sugar. Mix in the egg, orange juice and zest until well blended. Gradually add the dry ingredients, stirring constantly. Stir in the butterscotch chips and coconut. Pour the dough into greased baking pan.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until top is golden brown. Let cool before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 188 calories; 9.6 g fat; 23.5 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 83 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I have used this recipe three times now. I find it easy, quick and delicious. It is a great recipe to take for potluck gatherings and any place where you might wish to donate food--bake sal...

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These were okay. The orange, butterscotch combination just didn't go together for me very well. I think that these need a little orange extract to boost the orange flavor. I also think that w...

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I have used this recipe three times now. I find it easy, quick and delicious. It is a great recipe to take for potluck gatherings and any place where you might wish to donate food--bake sal...

...Wow! these have an amazing, "addictive" flavor, said my husband. Very moist, sweet but not too sweet, maybe a little bit cakey, but I might have overmixed the batter. I didn't have all the in...

I LOVE this recipe. Everytime I go home on leave, my family asks me to make it. Also, its a HUGE hit at potlucks. The only thing I changed was a added a splash of almond extract and a splash ...

These are excellent. They reminded me of my aunt's orange cookies. And I have to agree after eating 1/4 of the pan...you can't eat just one!!

This recipe is good except it's not wow. The orange flavour is excellent but it's still missing something. Mine almost was more of a cake than bars.

These were okay. The orange, butterscotch combination just didn't go together for me very well. I think that these need a little orange extract to boost the orange flavor. I also think that w...

I almost decided not to make this recipe. I only made it because it was quick. Wow. Very little work..but excellent results. It was delicious and great for a picnic or cookie tray.

I must confess I used the basic ingredients of this recipe but altered it to my tastes. I used butter instead of shortning. Mixed butter and brown sugar. Added the egg. I tossed in two ripe ban...

Made these YUMMY brownie bars today to bring to my families Christmas Eve party. They will NOT be a dissapointment. I made a couple changes. I added orange extract in place of the orange peel to...