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Chewy Butterscotch Squares

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Makes: 25 squares
Freezing: excellent


¼ cup (50 mL) butter or margarine
1 cup (250 mL) brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1 tsp (5 mL) pure vanilla extract
¾ cup (175 mL) Five Roses® All Purpose Flour
1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder
¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
⅓ cup (75 mL) nuts (pecans, almonds, walnuts), chopped
⅓ cup (75 mL) coconut

  1. Heat butter in large saucepan until melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in brown sugar, egg and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Spread mixture evenly in lightly greased 8" (20 cm) square baking pan.
  5. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 20-25 minutes, or until light golden. Don't overbake for chewy squares.