Monday, October 31, 2011

Hoosier Bars

Sift together
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Cream together
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 egg yolks
3 Tablespoons cold water
1 teaspoon vanilla

Chocolate chips

Beat together-until firm peaks form
2 Egg whites
3/4 cup brown sugar

Method & Story;Combine all ingredients thoroughly and spreas in a greased 9 X 13 inch pan. Top with a layer of chocolate chips. Spread the egg white/brown sugar mixture on top of chocolate chips and bake 30 - 35 minutes in a 325 oven.
Grandma Cay made these often in the summer to take out to lunch in the field. When neighbors would stop by, or neighbor kids would ride horse over there would always be bars ready to eat. Grandma would freeze these also, they are good cold.

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