Chocolate River Bars

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  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Mix, butter, brown sugar and sugar and beat till fluffy.
  2. Add egg and extract and beat well.
  3. Stir together flour, soda and salt. Mix into butter mixture beating well.
  4. Spread into a greased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  5. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over top of batter.
  6. Place in oven at 350 degrees F for 2 minutes just till chocolate softens.
  7. With a table knife, swirl the melted chocolate pieces into the batter.
  8. Return the pan to the oven and bake 12 to 15 minutes more till golden.
  9. Cool.
  10. Cut into 32 bars.

Posted by Annette at Recipe Goldmine 11/6/2001 7:05 pm.

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