Sugar Nut Bars

These are wonderful cake like dessert bars rolled in powdered sugar.

Sugar Nut Bars


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar for dusting


1 Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease one 9×13 inch baking dish.

2 In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and blend together with the brown sugar. Remove from heat; set aside to cool.

3 Add the flour, baking powder, vanilla and chopped nuts.

4 Pour into prepared pan and bake at 250 degrees F (120 degrees C) for 50 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Cut into bars and roll in confectioners’ sugar.


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