Walnut Slices Bar Cookies from 1932

Walnut Slices Bar Cookies from 1932

1/2 cup of butter
1 cup of flour
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar
2 tablespoons of butter
2 tablespoons of orange juice
1 teaspoon of lemon juice

1/2 cup of chopped walnuts

Work the 1/2 cup of butter into the
1 cup of flour until smooth. Pat into
9x12 inch pan in very even layer and bake
to a delicate brown in a 350 degree F.
oven for about 12 to 15 minutes.

Mix remaining cookie ingredients together
and pour evenly over cooked cookie crust.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Beat together the icing ingredients until
smooth. Add more orange juice if necessary
to make the right spreading consistency.

When cookies are cool, spread with Icing
and sprinkle top with 1/2 cup of chopped.

Cut in squares and serve.

Source: San Jose News, Friday, Aug 5, 1932