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Chunky Macadamia Bars Recipe

Chunky Macadamia Bars

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-3/4 cups (10-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S MINI KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates
  • 3/4 cup MAUNA LOA Macadamia Baking Pieces
  • VANILLA GLAZE (recipe follows)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. Beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Add flour and baking soda; blend well. Stir in 1 cup baking pieces and nuts; press into ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup chocolates.

  3. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Drizzle VANILLA GLAZE over top; allow to set. Cut into bars. Makes about 24 bars.

    VANILLA GLAZE: Combine 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl; stir until smooth. About 1/3 cup glaze.