Crunchy Walnut Squares


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Walnut Butterscotch Bars, crisp butter cookies topped with a chewy walnut butterscotch mixture and baked to perfection, this sweet treat is so delicious that no words can do justice to it.

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A tempting golden colour and the inviting aroma of caramelised sugar ensure that a kid will pick the Crunchy Walnut Squares. And, once it has been tasted, there is simply no going back! Crisp butter cookies topped with a chewy walnut butterscotch mixture and baked to perfection, this sweet treat is so delicious that no words can do justice to it.

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Crunchy Walnut Squares recipe - How to make Crunchy Walnut Squares

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time: 20 minutes   Baking Temperature: 180°C (360°F)   Total Time:     Makes 18 squares
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Ingredients

For The Crust
1/2 cup butter
3 tbsp castor sugar
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)

For The Topping
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1/2 cup castor sugar
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup fresh cream
1/4 cup honey
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
Method
For the crust

  1. Cream the butter and castor sugar in a deep bowl and mix well till light and fluffy.
  2. Add the plain flour and knead gently into a soft dough, without using any water.
  3. Flatten the dough into a 5” by 9” baking tray and spread the dough evenly using your palm.
  4. Refrigerate for 15 minutes or till firm.
  5. Prick it with a fork at regular intervals and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and keep aside.

For the topping

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a broad non-stick pan and cook on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Pour the topping mixture over the baked crust and spread it evenly using a spoon.
  2. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 25 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven. Allow it to cool completely and cut into square.
  4. Store in an air-tight container.
Accompaniments

Khakhra Chivda ( Tiffin Treats) 
Murukku ( Tiffin Treats) 
Sesame Soya Tikki 
Whole Wheat Carrot and Raisin Muffins ( Finger Foods For Kids ) 

Nutrient values per square
Energy156 cal
Protein1.8 g
Carbohydrates17.5 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A245.4 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C0.1 mg
Folic Acid0.2 mcg
Calcium9.8 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium60.3 mg
Potassium38 mg
Zinc0.6 mg

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Reviews

Walnut Butterscotch Bars
5
 on 08 May 14 05:49 PM


The main star of the recipe is the butterscotch topping. It takes the plain biscuit base to another level. It is delicious and heart-warming. Takes you back to your childhood days and parents might want to make this for their children. It's a sweet treat for all age groups.
Walnut Butterscotch Bars
5
 on 03 Dec 12 10:08 AM


My kids just loved this. They took it to the neighbors and they loved it. The butter scotch topping with walnuts is just fantastic. I could have easily had 10 of these bars. There something to that mouth feel and aroma.