- Thursday, April 26, 2012
* 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
* 1 cup dark brown sugar
* 1 cup flour
* ¼ teaspoon salt
* ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
* ¾ cup chopped walnuts (or pecans)
* Powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 300 F
Cream butter and gradually add in sugar till well mixed. Sprinkle in the salt, then sprinkle in flour. Add in the extract. Press dough evenly into a glass 8” pie or square baking dish. Spread the nuts over the top of dough and lightly press the nuts into the dough.
Bake on center oven rack 30-40 minutes until top is a light golden brown. Cool and cut into pie shapes or squares, and dust with powdered sugar.
Submitted by Deborah Brooks