Macadamia Bars with Eggnog Drizzle

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Makes:
36 servings
Yields:
about 36 bars
Prep:
25 mins
Bake:
25 mins 350°F
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Macadamia Bars with Eggnog Drizzle

Ingredients
2/3
cup butter
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
recipe Eggnog Drizzle (see recipe below)
 
Freshly grated nutmeg (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, grease foil, set pan aside. In a medium saucepan, cook and stir sugar and butter over medium heat until butter melts. Remove from heat. Cool slightly.
  2. Stir eggs and vanilla into sugar mixture. Stir in flour, baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg. Stir in nuts.
  3. Spread mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until edges just begin to pull way from the sides of the pan. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Use foil to remove uncut bars from pan; place on cutting board. Cut into diamonds. Drizzle with Eggnog Drizzle. If desired, sprinkle with freshly grated nutmeg. Makes about 36 bars.

From the Test Kitchen

Layer bars between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze unfrosted bars for up to 3 months. Thaw and frost.

Eggnog Drizzle

Ingredients

1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1
tablespoon eggnog
 
Eggnog

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and the 1 tablespoon eggnog. Stir in additional eggnog, 1 teaspoon at a time, until icing reaches drizzling consistency. Drizzle icing over bars.

Nutrition Facts

(Macadamia Bars with Eggnog Drizzle)
    Per serving:
  • 144 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 21 mg chol.,
  • 39 mg sodium,
  • 21 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 15 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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