Sunday, January 31, 2010

Something sweet to start your day….

P1010108s What do you do with left-over walnuts from Christmas baking?

Wellllllllll……..you make Brown Sugar Walnut Squares, that is what!

P1010110uA tasty treat to go with your favorite hot beverage….

Now run along and make you some. They are deeeee-vine.

Brown Sugar Walnut Squares

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1 egg

1/2 cup flour

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

combine:

Sugar, vanilla, egg ( I use my Kitchen Aid mixer for this recipe)

combine:

Flour, soda and salt. Add to the sugar mixture.

Stir until blended.

Add walnuts.

Pour into an 8-inch square pan that has been oiled. (do not use PAM for this recipe).

Bake in a 350 degree oven for 18-20 minutes.

Cool in the pan.

Cut into squares.

38 comments:

Pat said...

This sounds easy and yummy......two great qualities in a recipe. Thanks for the recipe AND for the photo, too.

Donna said...

These look so yummy! I am copying the recipe.
Have a blessed week (I know the date and I have you in my prayers).
Big Hugs!
Donna

Lynn said...

Oh my goodness, these look soooo yummy!! Thank you so much for the recipe!! I will definately be giving them a try!!

Blessings,
~Lynn

Elsie said...

OOOOOOOOOOO!!! That looks so good.
You are killing me with sweets.HAHA. I have to try that
recipe. One because its chocolate and two because its sweet and three because it just looks soooo
good. I sure hope my cholesterol
pill works LOL...:O)

from our front porch... said...

Oh, yum! My hubby is the baker of the two of us! He looked at the recipe and ok, I'll make them next weekend! Yahoo..

Thank you so much, Becy for the putting the giveaway on your sidebar! I had to extend it until Monday evening. My comment button was not working all day! I came from the barn at 6pm to check email and oh, my! Lots of messages to let me know! If you would, keep the sidebar gadget until Mon night :)
Have a great day tomorrow, sweet friend..
xo, misha

Mimi Sue said...

These really do look great and a nice change from chocolate brownies. Have a wonderful week. Mimi

Tanza said...

Ooohhh yummers sweet Becky girl .. but, these look very dangerous !! I would not, or could not stop at one or two, I'm BaD, really BaD !! You make everything look sooo pretty too ... Oh by the way, I'll be right over :0
You have a happy week ~
Big hugs ~tea~xo

Cottage Cozy said...

...and walnuts are good for you too!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

YUMMY!!!! I want one right now! Thank you for sharing the recipe...

Did you get my emails with the pictures?
Hugs,
Penny

My Shabby Roses said...

They do look devine! A great yummy recipe!

Vee said...

Oh that looks wonderful...I have walnuts, but no brown sugar. That can be remedied!

Joanne Kennedy said...

Anything with walnuts are super yummy. This recipe looks like heaven!

Hugs,
Joanne

Miss Jean said...

Ok, now, Beck! First it was the soup. Then the muffins. Now it's the walnut squares!! If I didn't have lemon cake in the kitchen I'd be in my car and coming over to your house! I am formally applying to be your taste tester!

Sal said...

They look gorgeous! I'll copy the recipe too...thanks!
;-)

Sandy, Sisters of Season said...

Just made some brownies today with my leftover walnuts from Christmas. All this baking is such a no no for me! Enjoyed the visit to your blog.

Maggie and Mitch said...

Mom has made these before! They are very yummy!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Rachel said...

Oh yum! Perfect solution to left over walnuts if you ask me. Thanks for the recipe!

Thimbleanna said...

Oooh YUM! Those look fabulous -- I love anything with nuts in it. Right into my book to try -- thanks for posting!

the wild raspberry said...

you are the baking queen right now!

Dena said...

Hi Becky,

What a yummy recipe! That picture looks like poetry...yum!

Hugs,
Dena

Storybook Woods said...

Ohh I this I will have to make these for a friend of mine. Thank you xoxoxo Clarice

Michelle said...

I made cookies this weekend.. I'll trade you some cookies for some walnut squares!

Into Vintage said...

I like the idea of making these for a 'friend.' With leftovers! Thanks Miss B. -amy

skoots1mom said...

MINE ARE IN THE OVEN AS I TYPE THIS...EAGER TO HAVE A GLASS OF MILK WITH THESE AFTER DINNER 2NIGHT!
THANKS FOR SHARING...WILL LET YOU KNOW HOW MINE DO

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JG said...

Oh, they look sooo goood! Yummy!

Vintage Linen Treasures said...

Not only do you sew beautifully, but you're also a great cook! Will you marry me?! LOL
Patricia :o)

Elyse said...

why, why, why!?

i am not doing so well at trying to be good. so many yummies.

xo
elyse

Caroline said...

Oh my- do these sound tasty!!! Mmmm.

Pondside said...

Well those look good enough to knock even the best diet intentions off the wagon! All I need to read is 'brown sugar' and I'm hooked!

Shelley said...

Hi Becky,yummy recipe....I have left you an award on today's post at my blog...if you like you can pick it up...My mama recently visited your blog... wanted you to know she loved it and was trilled with all your pretties as she called them....I very much agree....blessings

Jean said...

They look soooooo... good. I am starving now. Need me some sweets! Have a great day.
Jean in Virginia

skoots1mom said...

THESE ARE WONDERFUL...
MADE THEM YESTERDAY AND THE FAMILY LIKE TOO!
i'm gonna experiment and make them with the brownsugar/splenda and see how they do...
thanks again for sharing

Something Special said...

Thanks for the great idea for walnuts. I love nuts in anything. Come say hi at my creative blog. I am having a sweet little giveaway.

Amy said...

I've never had these before. They look really...really good! I made your grandmother's pudding and it was spectacular!!!! Thank you Becky.

Judi said...

Hi there
OH my I am making these for Friday night yummmy...yippeee..they look so delicious.
thank you for sharing
have a lovely day..
*hugs*
Judi

jessierose said...

These look fabulous. I'll have to make them this week... thanks

Rae Ann said...

What a great recipe...I can't wait to try it! Yum...I can taste it now!