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This is a family favorite and doesn't last long. Good for anyone who is a chocoholic!

Ingredients

2 cups brown sugar
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk (or 1 tablespoon vinegar in 1 cup milk)
1 teaspoon vanila
1/2 cup chopped nuts
6 chocolate-covered Heath bars
1 cup chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

Mix brown sugar, flour and salt. Cut in butter as for pie crust. Reserve 1 cup of this mixture. Add the egg to the remaining mix. Dissolve sode in buttermilk and add the vanilla. Beat until blended. Chop candy bars. Pour into greased 9 X 13-inch pan. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs, then nuts, toffee bars and chocolate chips.

Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.

Marilyn Leamen, Geneseo




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