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Almond Pie Bars

I love almonds, and they really shine in these chewy bars. —Pat Habiger, Spearville, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    6-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • FILLING:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Directions

  • For the crust, combine flour and confectioners' sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the sugar, almonds and flour; stir in the remaining filling ingredients.
  • Pour over crust. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
2 bars: 167 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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