Nutty Eggnog Bars

This irresistible holiday dessert recipe has a rich blend of nutmeg, macadamia nuts, and eggnog.

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

Ingredients
2/3
cup butter
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
recipe Eggnog Glaze

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, grease foil; set aside. In medium saucepan cook and stir sugar and butter over medium heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Stir eggs and vanilla into sugar mixture. Add flour, baking powder, and nutmeg; stir to combine. Stir in nuts.
  2. Using a spatula evenly spread dough in prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges begin to pull way from sides of pan. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut in diamond shapes. Drizzle with Eggnog Glaze. Makes 36 bar cookies.

From the Test Kitchen

Store iced bars in layers separated by waxed paper in airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days. Freeze un-iced bars up to 3 months; thaw and ice.

Nutrition facts are given per bar cookie.

Eggnog Glaze

Ingredients

1/4
teaspoon vanilla
 
Eggnog
 
Red food coloring

Directions

  1. In bowl combine powdered sugar, vanilla, and 1 tablespoon eggnog. Stir in additional eggnog, 1 teaspoon at a time, for piping consistency. Divide in half; tint half with red food coloring. Pipe stripes on bars.

Nutrition Facts

(Nutty Eggnog Bars)
    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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