Toffee Topped Bars
2 cups packed Brown Sugar
2 cups all purpose flour
1 stick butter, softened or 1/2 cup margarine
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup milk
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut (optional)
oven at 350°
lightly grease a 9X13 pan. Set aside.
in large bowl, combine brown sugar and flour. Cut butter in with knife until mix resembles coarse crumbs. Remove 1 cup of this mixture. Set aside.
add to mixture in bowl: baking powder and salt. Use a fork and lightly beat in vanilla, milk and the egg. Continue beating until smooth. Pour this batter into the 9X13 pan.
In a small bowl, combine: chocolate chips & walnuts. Fold in coconut. set aside.
sprinkle the reserved crumb mixture over the batter in the 9X13 pan. then add the chocolate chip & walnuts. If batter is not real even, take a spatula and smooth the top carefully. Nothing like lopsided bars 😉
bake 35 minutes. cool the 9X13 pan on a wire rack completely before slicing and serving.