*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                              Brazil Nut Bars
 
 Recipe By     : Merrium Clancy
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Nuts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           butter -- softened
    1      cup           all-purpose flour
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1 1/4  cups          brown sugar --  packed
    2                    eggs
    1 1/2  cups          brazil nuts -- minced
      1/2  cup           sweetened coconut flakes
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
    6      ounces        semisweet chocolate
      1/4  cup           corn syrup
    1      tablespoon    water
 
   Preheat oven to 375 F.    Bottom layer:  Mix 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 cup plus 2
 tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt	and blend with 1/2 cup butter.	Press
 into 9 pan.  Bake in oven for 10   minutes.	 Second layer:	Combine 3/4 cup
 brown sugar, 2 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 cup of the	brazil nuts, 1/2 cup
 coconut, 1 teaspoon vanilla and spread over bottom   layer.  Bake for 30 minutes
 or a little longer.  Cool in pan.    Top layer:  Melt chocolate over hot water,
 stir in corn syrup and water.	Spread on   top and sprinkle with rest of nuts.   
 
 
 
 
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