Sweet Walnut Maple Bars Recipe

Recipes.net Team
Recipes.net Team Published March 20, 2020

The great taste of maple syrup is not just for breakfast with dessert bars like this one. Have a go at our fall-themed walnut bar recipe.

How To Make Sweet Walnut Maple Bars

For Crust:

  • 1 pkg yellow cake mix (2 layers)
  • 1/3 cup butter (or margarine; melted)
  • 1 egg

For Topping:

  • 1 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts (chopped )
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 13×9" pan.

  2. For crust, reserve 2/3 c. cake mix; set aside. Combine remaining cake mix, melted butter, and egg in a large bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. (Mixture will be crumbly)

  3. Press into prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly golden brown.

  4. For topping, combine reserved cake mix, maple syrup, eggs, and brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer for 3 minutes.

  5. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with walnuts. Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Store leftover cookie bars in refrigerator.

How To Make Sweet Walnut Maple Bars

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Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 55 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 25 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

For Crust:

  • 1 pkg yellow cake mix, 2 layers
  • 1/3 cup butter , or margarine; melted
  • 1 egg

For Topping:

  • 1 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 13x9" pan.

  2. For crust, reserve 2/3 c. cake mix; set aside. Combine remaining cake mix, melted butter, and egg in a large bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. (Mixture will be crumbly)

  3. Press into prepared pan. Bake at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly golden brown.

  4. For topping, combine reserved cake mix, maple syrup, eggs, and brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat at low speed with electric mixer for 3 minutes.

  5. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with walnuts. Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Store leftover cookie bars in refrigerator.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 77mg
  • Calories: 204kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Cholesterol: 34mg
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 86mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 170mg
  • Sugar: 23g
  • Vitamin A: 118IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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