Desserts

Maple Frosted Walnut Bars

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These Maple Frosted Walnut Bars are some of the most delicious treats imaginable. A shortbread crust, a buttery, chewy nut center, and rich maple frosting make these easy dessert bars the perfect addition to your holiday buffets or gift baskets!

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For the Crust:

1 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
For the Filling:

1 ½ cups packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons flour
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1 cup finely chopped walnuts
¼ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
For the Maple Frosting:

2 ¼ cups powdered sugar
½ cup packed brown sugar
½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/8 teaspoon salt
½ cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-2 tablespoons whole milk, as needed to reach desired consistency
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray and set aside. Start by making the crust: In a large bowl, use a pastry blender or fork to cut the butter into the...
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Nutritions

Calories
521

Sodium
98mg
4% DV

Fat
31g
49% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
51g
17% DV

Fiber
1g
6% DV