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Chewy Walnut Squares


  • 1 egg, unbeaten
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coarsely shopped walnuts

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8-inch square pan.
  2. Stir together the egg, brown sugar and vanilla extract. Quickly stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Add walnuts.
  3. Spread in pan and bake for 18-20 minutes. Squares should be soft in center when taken from oven.
  4. Cool in pan on rack; cut into 2-inch squares.
  5. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar, if desired.

Yield: 16 squares