• 15 Ratings

Whole wheat flour gives whole grain goodness to these rich, nutty bar cookies crowned with chocolate-hazelnut frosting. Feel free to mix and match the nuts that go in the batter and on top of the frosting any way you like.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Four-Nut and Maple Bars

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and lightly flour a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. In large bowl combine flour, baking powder, and soda. In medium bowl whisk together egg whites, maple syrup, oil, and milk; add to flour mixture. Stir to combine. Stir in the 1-1/2 cups nuts and the chocolate. Spread in prepared pan.

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  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on wire rack. Spread with Chocolate-Hazelnut Frosting; sprinkle with the 2/3 cup nuts. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars.

From Our Test Kitchen:

If you like, line your baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan. Grease foil and set pan aside. Cool bars as directed in recipe then simply use the edges of the foil to lift the uncut bars out of the pan.

Nutrition Facts (Four-Nut and Maple Bars)

241 calories; 14 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 81 mg sodium. 183 mg potassium; 29 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 16 g sugar; 4 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 0 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Chocolate-Hazelnut Frosting

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a bowl combine chocolate-hazelnut spread, fat-free milk, and pure maple syrup. Stir in unsweetened cocoa powder. Stir in powdered sugar until spreading consistency.

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Reviews

15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2