Toffee – Topped Bars
Submitted by: Laurie Schulze Lot # 22
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9″ X 13″ pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the brown sugar and flour.
  3. Using a pastry cutter or two knives, cut in the butter until mixture resembles course crumbs. Remove 1 cup of mixture and set aside.
  4. To mixture in large bowl, add baking powder and salt. Using a fork, lightly beat in vanilla, milk and egg.
  5. Continue beating until a smooth batter forms. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
  6. In a small bowl combine the chocolate chips and walnuts.
  7. Sprinkle the reserved crumbs mixture over top of batter in pan. Sprinkle with the chocolate chips and walnuts.
  8. Bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  9. Transfer pan to a wire rack to cool bars in pan completely before cutting.