Triple-Nut Diamonds

If you’re crazy about nuts, this bar cookie is for you.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”35 min” cook_time=”30 min” serves=”” details=”Makes 4 dozen” ]

The diamond shape of these bar cookies will be a nice addition to your Christmas dessert tray.

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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold butter (no substitutes)
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter (no substitutes)
  • 2 tablespoons honey

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  • 1/4 cup heavy or whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2/3 cup chopped almonds

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”1 hour, 5 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat oven to 350°F. Line a greased 9-inch square baking pan with foil allowing ends to extend 1 inch over edge of pan; grease the foil and set aside. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Make crust: Combine flour and granulated sugar in a medium bowl. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Make nut filling: Meanwhile, heat brown sugar, honey and butter in a saucepan over medium heat until bubbly. Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in heavy cream and nuts. Pour over crust. Bake 16 to 20 minutes, until surface is bubbly. Cool completely on wire rack. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Refrigerate 30 minutes. Using foil, lift out of pan; cut into 1-inch diamonds. Store in an airtight container.[/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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