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MIXED NUT BARS
Contributed by: Mary Frances Gibbs
11â�„2 cups all-purpose flour
3â�„4 cup packed brown sugar
1â�„2 tsp. salt
1â�„2 cup plus 2 TBS cold butter, divided
1 cup butterscotch chips
1â�„2 cup light corn syrup
1 can (111â�„2 oz.) mixed nuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13- by 9-inch baking pan.
In a small bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in 1â�„2 cup butter until mixture resemble coarse crumbs. Press into baking pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a microwave melt butterscotch chips and 2 TBS butter; stir until smooth. Stir in corn syrup.
Sprinkle nuts over crust. Top with butterscotch mixture. Bake 10 minutes longer or until set. Cool on wire rack, then cut into bars.
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)