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Orange Bars

 
 
 
These have a wonderful chewy texture. You'll love 'em!
 
4   Eggs, beaten  
1 lb    Brown sugar  
1 cup    Melted shortening  
2 cups    Flour  
1/4 tsp    Salt  
1 tsp    Baking powder  
1 cup    Candy orange slices  
1 to 3 Tbs    Flour  
  Powdered sugar to coat bars  
 
1 Beat the eggs until light.
2 Add the brown sugar, shortening, flour, salt and baking powder, and mix well.
3 Cut the candy orange slices into four or five pieces, sprinkle the flour over them and toss lightly to separate. Add with nut meats to the prepared batter.
4 Spread in a greased and floured jelly roll pan and bake at 350° for 30 minutes.
5 Cut in bars while warm and roll in powdered sugar.
 
 Recipe Source

Author: This is a very old recipe given to me around 1940 by Aunt Pearl Ellis, one of my Dad's sisters.