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Ingredients

CRUST:
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 stick butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
FILLING:
3 eggs
3/4 cup light corn syrup
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts

Instructions

FOR CRUST: Beat flour, butter and brown sugar in a small mixer bowl until crumbly. Press into bottom of greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. FOR FILLING: Beat eggs, corn syrup, granulated sugar, butter and vanilla in large mixer bowl. Stir in chips and nuts; pour over hot crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Makes about 3 dozen bars.

Mary Stauffer
Eldridge



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