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Noel Bars

Rated as 4.13 out of 5 Stars

"These bars are rich and chewy...a perfect holiday treat."
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servings 189
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat eggs and vanilla together in mixing bowl. Add in brown sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and walnuts. Mix until well blended.
  3. Melt the butter in a 9-inch square pan. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until firm to the touch.
  4. While bars are still hot, loosen with a spatula and turn out onto wax paper, buttered side up. Dust with confectioners' sugar while warm and cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 9.1 25.4 2.9 36 105 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Excellent! Only I substituted chocolate chips for the walnuts because the kids don't like nuts! Everyone RAVED about them!

Most helpful critical review

I like this recipe it is very easy and the bars chewy but they needed some zest. I did figure out what I think that the recipe needed and that was a good amount of allspice it gave them more of ...

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Excellent! Only I substituted chocolate chips for the walnuts because the kids don't like nuts! Everyone RAVED about them!

Easy to make and very yummy! This is going in my holiday treat recipe book!

Are you supposed to be able to get the bars out of the pan before cutting them? That's what I tried… I had trouble with that and my single baked cookie broke into about 5 pieces. Luckily they ...

These bars are excellent! I was worried about the butter at the bottom of the pan, but I followed the directions and they came out perfectly. The only thing I added was a handful of chocolate ch...

Absolutely Delicious!!! Great recipe. Very easy.

What an excellent and easy addition to the cookie tins I am giving out to all our friends!

These are amazing! The bars are so chewy and sweet. We didn't have any nuts, so just like someone else who made this recipe, we used chocolate chips instead. It makes them so chunky and sweet!

Very simple to make and wonderful to eat - not too sweet and a great break from all the chocolate treats!!

I love these bars and have made them many times - sometimes with pecans but usually with walnuts. Today, I will make them again but am planning on adding a little shredded coconut and using p...