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Swedish Butter Crisp

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Ingredients

1 cup butter
3/4 cup white sugar
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
TOPPING:
1 egg white
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Cream butter and white sugar together. Add egg yolk, vanilla and flour. Mix together until smooth. Spread this mixture into an ungreased 15-1/2x10-1/2 jelly-roll pan. Spread over entire pan and flatten with hands. For topping: whip egg white until stiff. Spread white on top and sprinkle with brown sugar and pecans. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cut into squares while still warm

Kristin Mathews
Geneseo



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