Hoosier Chocolate Chip and Peanut Bars
Beat together the shortening, sugar and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Reserve
remaining 1 cup of brown sugar for the topping. Blend in 2 eggs
vanilla. Add the cold water alternately with the sifted dry ingredients.
The dough will be stiff.
Press dough into a 13x9-inch pan. Sprinkle
chocolate chips over the dough and press gently.
Beat egg whites
foamy. Gradually add the remaining 1 cup brown sugar and beat
Spread over chocolate chips. Top with salted peanuts. Press gently.
Bake in 325F oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Cut into squares while
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