Dark Chocolate and Walnut Holiday Bars


Ingredients to be Creamed:

Moist Ingredients:

Dry Ingredients:

Chocolate and Nuts:


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside. Click here to learn more about how to grease cookie sheets.
  3. Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  4. Mix in egg yolks and vanilla.
  5. Mix in flour and salt.
  6. Press dough onto the greased cookie sheet. If the dough is sticky, lightly dust the palm of your hand before pressing the dough onto the cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until the dough is golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and immediately pour chocolate chips on top of baked dough.
  9. As the chocolate chips melt spread over the cooked crust with a spatula.
  10. Sprinkle the walnuts over the melted chocolate.
  11. Cool for 1 to 2 hours, or until the chocolate is completely set.
  12. Cut into 1 or 2-inch bars.
  13. The best way to cool the bars is to stick the cookie sheet in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour.


Makes approximately 4 dozen 1-inch bars.

Click here for Dark Chocolate Holiday Bars which is a nut-free version of this recipe.

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