Toasted Hazelnut Bars Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time50 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cream cheese6 Ounce, softened (2 Packages, 3 Ounce Each)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Packed brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Eggs4
 Granulated sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Buttermilk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
 All purpose flour1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Chopped hazelnuts2 Cup (32 tbs), toasted (Or Filberts)
 Sifted powdered sugar1 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7250 Calories from Fat 3615

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 410 g630.5%

Saturated Fat 165.3 g826.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1516.8 mg

Sodium 1373.5 mg57.2%

Total Carbohydrates 824 g274.6%

Dietary Fiber 28.4 g113.6%

Sugars 554.1 g

Protein 110 g219.6%

Vitamin A 175% Vitamin C

Calcium 88% Iron 126.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. In a large mixing bowl beat together the flour, cream cheese, the 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine, and brown sugar with an electric mixer on low to medium speed till well combined. With lightly floured hands, pat the mixture onto bottom and up sides of a 15 x 10 x 1-inch ungreased baking pan. Bake in a 350° oven for 15 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl beat together the eggs, granulated sugar, buttermilk, the 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine, the 1/3 cup flour, vanilla, and salt with an electric mixer on low speed till combined. Stir in hazelnuts. Pour mixture into pre-baked crust. Bake about 35 minutes more or till golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
3. To serve, cut into bars and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cover and store in the refrigerator.
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