Brown Sugar Walnut Shortbread Bars

Recipe credit: The Seaside Baker


Shortbread Crust:
  • 315g Mac's Shortbread Fingers
  • 7 tablespoons butter, melted

Walnut Topping:
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped


Shortbread Crust

  1. Crush the biscuits in a food processor, or place in a freezer bag and crush with a rolling pin. The biscuits should be very fine crumbs.
  2. Grease a 8x8 square baking pan well.
  3. Add the shortbread crumbs to a bowl.
  4. Add the melted butter and stir it into the crumbs until everything is wet.
  5. Press the shortbread mixture into the pan in an even layer.
  6. Refrigerate until firm.

Walnut Topping

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, whisk brown sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt and mix until smooth. 
  4. Stir in chopped walnuts. 
  5. Pour onto shortbread base and spread evenly. Bake for 25 minutes, until the surface looks dry and the filling has set and risen slightly. Cool completely, then cut into small squares. 

Products used in this recipe

Mac's Butter Shortbread Fingers 170g
Mac's Butter Shortbread Fingers 170g
$3.00 - $40.00
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