Mohawk Valley Trading Company - Honey - Maple Syrup - Beeswax Candles

  (Utica, New York)
Honey, Raw Honey, Maple Syrup
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Honey Nut Bars

Crust Ingredients:

1 C flour
¼ C ground nuts
2 T sugar
½ t baking powder
¼ t salt
1 egg
½ C butter, cold and cut into bits

Topping Ingredients:

½ C raw honey
¼ C brown sugar, packed
Dash of salt
3 T butter, cold and cut into bits
1 T heavy cream
9 oz nuts, toasted

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F
  2. Butter a 9x9 baking dish and line with aluminum foil leaving at least one inch of overhang on each side, place a square of parchment paper in the bottom of the ban and butter parchment and foil on the sides
  3. Combine flour, ground nuts, sugar, baking soda and salt by pulsing in a food processor. Add butter and continue to pulse until mixture appears uniform and coarse. Add egg and pulse until crumbly
  4. Press dough into baking dish, try to keep dough level, the edges should not be higher than the center
  5. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes. The edges will begin to pull away from pan
  6. While crust is baking combine honey, brown sugar and salt in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil, stir until sugar is dissolved and then continue to boil for two minutes without stirring
  7. Add cream and butter and return to a boil for one minute, continuing to stir
  8. Remove from burner and stir in the mixed nuts, stirring until evenly coated with the caramel mixture
  9. Place nut mixture on top of the baked crust and spread evenly
  10. Bake for 13 minutes or until bubbling and caramelized
  11. Let cool completely before cutting or bars will be very sticky and fall apart
  12. Lift from pan using foil and cut into bars to serve

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