Sweet Walnut Maple Bars Recipe

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.

Sweet Walnut Maple Bars Recipe

How To Make Sweet Walnut Maple Bars

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 55 mins
Total: 1 hr 25 mins


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 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.


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