Hoosier Bars

Hoosier Bars

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based on 18 reviews
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20 min.
75 min.
36 bars (3 dozen)

These sweet snack bars have a sweetened meringue-like layer dotted with chocolate chips and nuts.


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • 3/4 cup honey roasted peanuts, divided
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PREHEAT oven to 325° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

COMBINE flour and baking soda in small bowl. Beat ½ cup brown sugar, granulated sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture until crumbly. Stir in 1½ cups morsels and ½ cup nuts. Press dough onto bottom of prepared baking pan.

BEAT egg whites in small mixer bowl until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in remaining brown sugar until stiff peaks form; spread over dough. Sprinkle with remaining morsels and remaining nuts.

BAKE for 35 to 40 minutes or until top is set and lightly browned. Cool in pan on wire rack for 20 minutes. Cut into bars while still warm.

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These are delicious!

I made these for guests coming over the other day with kids, everyone loved them and asked for the recipe-which I shared with them. It was a big hit, great for get togethers, parties, or anytime. Easy to make and definately satisfy!

- Suzanne Geiger from PA


if love had a flavor this would be it! My kids loved them, their friends did and my spouse! Great for cookouts and tailgating!

- ann menke

Yummy Hoosier Bar

I make this and it was so easy and very good.My family said that it an good after dinner treat that stay with you all night.I definatey will be making this again it an keeper.

- patricia johnson from Lufkin, TX

family favorite...

This is my daughter's choice for her birthday, instead of cake...she likes to cut the bars in half, and sandwich a scoop of vanilla ice cream, in between

- terri bentan from indianapolis, IN

ohh soo good

Such an easy recipe and one that I will be making again. I used cashews for my peanuts and it was awesome! Thank you.

- Dora Babbitt from SPRINGFIELD, OR

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/36 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 36

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 160
  • Calories from Fat: 70
  • Total Fat: 8g (12% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g (18% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 20mg (6% of DV)
  • Sodium: 75mg (3% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 20g (7% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: .5g (4% of DV)
  • Sugars: 14g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 0% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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