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Gluten Free Gooey Nut Bars

Ingredients
  

Crust

  • 2/3 cup almond meal
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/3 cup white sugar

Filling

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp gluten free vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups mixed nuts (raw cashews, macadamia nuts, Spanish peanuts, raw peanuts)

Instructions
 

  • Line a 9×9 square baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Lining is very important for these bars are sticky and gooey on the bottom and the parchment paper allows you to lift whole pan of squares out of pan once they have cooled completely.
  • Makes for much easier cutting and serving.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, combine almond meal, coconut, sugar and melted butter.
  • Once mixed, press mixture into the square baking pan.
  • Bake for 14 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • In a medium bowl, mix eggs, brown sugar, corn syrup with a hand mixer. 
  • Beat on medium for a minute.
  • Add melted butter and vanilla and mix with beater til smooth. 
  • This only takes a minute.
  • Add the mixed nuts and stir to combine.
  • Pour nut mixture on top of cooked crust.
  • Bake for 30 minutes until lightly brown.
  • Remove from oven and let cool on counter.
  • Cool bars in refrigerator to make cutting easier.
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