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Food For the Gods (Chewy Version)

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- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 Leaspoon salL
- 1 Leaspoon baklng powder
- 1 cup plLLed daLes, chopped
- 1 cup unsalLed buLLer, melLed
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 Lablespoon honey or llghL molasses
- 1/2 Leaspoon vanllla exLracL
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup walnuLs, coarsely chopped
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1. reheaL oven Lo 330l and place rack ln Lhe upper mlddle poslLlon. Llne a 9" x 13"
baklng sheeL wlLh parchmenL paper and seL aslde.
2. SlfL all-purpose flour, salL and baklng powder ln a small bowl. uL half Lhls mlxLure ln anoLher
bowl and dredge Lhe chopped daLes ln Lhere.
3. Comblne melLed buLLer, brown sugar, sugar, eggs and vanllla ln a large bowl. Mlx unLll baLLer ls
unlform. Add honey and mlx.
4. lold flour lnLo Lhe baLLer uslng a rubber spaLula. LasLly, fold Lhe dredged daLes and walnuLs.
3. our Lhe baLLer Lo Lhe prepared pan and spread evenly. our Lhe mlxLure Lo Lhe prepared pan.
Spread evenly. 8ake ln Lhe oven for 33 Lo 40 mlnuLes when uslng a 9"x13" pan, and 13
mlnuLes when cooked ln a [elly roll pan. lL should be done when you poke a LooLhplck Lhrough
Lhe mlddle and lL comes ouL clean. 1he cenLer would sLlll be weL.
6. Cool compleLely before sllclng lnLo bars. Cool ln Lhe frldge for beLLer sllceablllLy.

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?@A&5' #@59 l always use a 9"x13" pan and Lhe Lhlckness of Lhe bar ls [usL perfecL!

B@)269 uC nC1 use Lhe pre-chopped ones LhaL come ln boxes because Lhey are coaLed ln sugar
and wlll make your bars Loo sweeL. lL ls Ledlous Lo chop 1 cup of daLes, buL lL wlll be worLh lL! My flrsL
baLch was super sweeL.





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gourmeLed[gmall.com lf you have quesLlons. Ln[oy and happy baklng!
!0))&5'9 8eslsL Lhe urge Lo eaL lL [usL mlnuLe ouL of Lhe oven. aLlence! LeL lL cool compleLely and cuL
lnLo bars. lf you have a hard plasLlc spaLula, LhaL's perfecL for cuLLlng because lL won'L be as sLlcky
as when you use a knlfe. ?ou can also chlll ln Lhe refrlgeraLor for 13-30 mlnuLes before cuLLlng. ?ou can
also use a dough cuLLer or plzza cuLLer Lo sllce Lhese.


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1radlLlonally, Lhe bars (abouL 2"x4") are wrapped ln alumlnum foll--yes, lndlvldually. 1hen lL's
wrapped ln cellophane, and puL ln boxes or plasLlc conLalners.

>2%E&5' >0''26)&"569 ?ou can also cuL 2"x2" squares and puL Lhem ln cupcake llners lf you're
servlng Lhem aL a parLy. 1hey're sLlcky, chewy bars, so spare your guesLs Lhe sLlcky flngers. 1hey
palr well wlLh coffee or Lea. Some people flnd lL Loo "rlch", so you can also serve Lhem ln smaller,
more blLe-slze pleces.

FBGH< I2%6&"59 AfLer Laklng lL ouL of Lhe oven, brush some brandy aL Lhe Lop. 1hese are lncredlbly
good as well.

>(2JK H&K29 1he quesLlon ls--wlll lL even lasL a day?! Pah. 1hese are very shlppable and wlll probably
sLay good for a llLLle over a week, up Lo Lwo weeks. lf you're keeplng Lhem aL home, sLlck Lhem ln Lhe
frldge and only Lake Lhem ouL an hour before devourlng Lhem. 1hey'll be perfecLly chewy.