Chocolate Maple Nut Layer Bars

Chocolate Maple Nut Layer BarsMaple lovers will be delighted by the layers of chocolate, nuts and of course the maple flavor in these irresistible gourmet desserts!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups flour

  • 2/3 cup sugar

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 3/4 cup cold butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 1-14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 1/2 tsp. maple flavoring

  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350° F. Combine flour, sugar and salt. Cut in cold butter with pastry cutter until crumbly. Then stir in 1 beaten egg. Press mixture evenly with fingers into a lightly greased 9” x 13” pan. Bake for 25 minutes. Meanwhile in another mixing bowl, beat (on medium mixer speed) together the condensed milk, remaining egg and maple flavoring.Once mixed, fold in the walnuts. After removing the crust from the oven and cooling slightly, sprinkle the chocolate chips evenly over the surface.Then top with the nut mixture.Bake the bars another 25 minutes or until golden. Cool. Cut in 24 to 36 bars and store in tightly covered container at room temperature if your family resists gobbling them right up.


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