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Tom Thumb Cookie Bars




  1. Combine butter with salt. Add 1/2 cup brown sugar and cream thoroughly.
  2. Add 1 cup flour and blend.
  3. Pat mixture into a 12 x 8-inch floured, greased pan
  4. Bake in moderately slow oven approximately 325 degrees F for 15 minutes or until delicately browned.
  5. Add remaining brown sugar and vanilla extract to eggs, beating until thick and foamy.
  6. Add 2 tablespoons flour, baking powder, coconut and nuts. Blend.
  7. Spread over baked mixture.
  8. Return to oven and bake for 20 minutes.

Yields 16 (2-inch) squares.


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