Holiday chocolate nut squares (1997)

A vintage cookie bar recipe with chocolate, pecans or walnuts and coconut on a sweet cookie dough base

Planters holiday chocolate nut squares vintage recipe
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Planters holiday chocolate nut squares (1997)

Planters holiday chocolate nut squares: Vintage dessert recipe from the ’90s

Makes 16


1-1/2 sticks Parkay Spread (3/4 cup)
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1-1/4 cups flour
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1-3/4 cups Planters pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped
1 cup flaked coconut
4 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped


Beat 1/2 cup spread and 1/4 cup sugar until creamy. Blend in flour. Press on bottom of an ungreased 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 F for 18 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Heat 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup spread and heavy cream in saucepan, stirring until the spread melts and mixture is blended. Stir in pecans; set aside.

Sprinkle coconut and chocolate over crust. Top with pecan mixture. Bake for 20 minutes more or until golden. Cool; cut into squares.

Planters holiday chocolate nut squares vintage recipe

This holiday season, don’t settle for anything less then Planters Baking Nuts. Only Planters are specially packaged to keep our pecans, walnuts, and almonds so fresh, they’re guaranteed. So you can be sure your nuts will be as fresh as whatever you’re putting them into.

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