Gooey Butter Shortbread Bars
24
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® European Style Butter softened

1/3 cup powdered sugar

Topping

2 tablespoons light corn syrup

1 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon vanilla

6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® European Style Butter softened

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

 

Powdered sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil. Spray foil lightly with no-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; beat at medium speed just until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press dough evenly into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven; cool 10 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine corn syrup, water and vanilla in bowl; mix well. Set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Place 6 tablespoons butter, sugar and salt into another bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add egg; beat until well mixed. Add half of flour alternately with corn syrup mixture, beating well after each addition. Spread topping evenly over shortbread crust. Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Remove from pan; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Nutrition

140Calories
7Fat (mg)
25Cholesterol (mg)
65Sodium (mg)
18Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  January 29, 2018

They are delicious and my grandkids love them!

— says Diane
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  September 22, 2015

I made this recipe and I thought it was rather bland. I made a lemon icing for the tops and I think they are perfect. We'll see after my book club tonight.

— says Leslie
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