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Layer Cookies
Chef:  Sharon Dewitz - Tappen, ND          Category:  Desserts

1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup cream
1 cup sugar
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon peppermint flavoring
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions: Stir together butter, brown sugar, egg, flour, salt, baking powder and vanilla. Pat into a greased 9X13 pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350°F. Let cool after baked. Stir together the 1/4 cup butter or margarine, the 1/3 cup cream and 1 cup sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and then simmer until soft ball stage. Pour this over the baked mixture. Melt the chocolate chip and add the peppermint flavoring. Pour this over the first frosting. Pour the chopped walnuts evenly over this.

Notes: These bars have been a favorite for many years in our home. Very easy to make and can be frozen.