Macadamia Bars with Eggnog Drizzle Replace milk with eggnog to make an easy DIY three-ingredient eggnog icing. Use that decadent drizzle to top of one of our best Christmas dessert bar ideas: macadamia bars. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on December 16, 2019 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 25 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup granulated sugar ⅔ cup butter 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts 1 recipe Eggnog Drizzle (see recipe below) Freshly grated nutmeg (optional) Eggnog Drizzle 1 cup powdered sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon eggnog Eggnog Directions 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. Stir eggs and vanilla into sugar mixture. Stir in flour, baking powder, and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg. Stir in nuts. 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. Eggnog Drizzle 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. 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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 144 Calories 7g Fat 21g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 144 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 21mg 7% Sodium 39mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 21g 8% Total Sugars 15g Protein 1g Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 28mg 1% Folate, total 16.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.