Honey nut bars _ my baking addiction

Every once in a while I come across a recipe that stops me in my tracks and forces me to put all of the other “must make” recipes aside. Wells banana bread beer where to buy Earlier in the week I came across a Facebook post from Fine Cooking that mentioned Honey Nut Bars.

In my opinion, honey and nuts go together like peanut butter and jelly and cookies and milk, so this recipe pretty much superceded everything else on my agenda.


Banana bread recipe without brown sugar It’s also the combination of one of my favorite cereals. Banana bread with cake mix I’m kind of a cereal addict, but that’s a subject for another post, another time – maybe.

I promptly picked up the required nuts on my weekly grocery shopping trip, and I was ready to roll. Banana bread recipe alton brown The recipe starts with a buttery crust flecked with ground almonds and sugar. Better homes and gardens banana bread Its shortbread-like texture is the perfect base for an ooey-gooey layer of toasted salty nuts.

Although the recipe calls for unsalted nuts, I used salted because I am a rebel like that. Betty crocker banana nut bread Stop rolling your eyes, I know I’m not that much of a rebel – but I AM a sucker for a sweet and salty combination.

These bars were insanely good and reminded me my favorite fruit and nut granola bars, obviously sans the fruit. Banana bread recipe bread machine But hey, that may just be a splendid idea the for the next time I give these babies a whirl, or the first time you do.

These Honey Nut Bars call for the nuts to be toasted, so be sure to check out my Fundamentals post on How To Toast Nuts if you’re a little unsure of the process.

1. Banana bread with walnuts recipe Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 350°F. Recipe for banana bread with walnuts Line a 9×13-inch baking pan with aluminum foil and spray the foil with cooking spray. Frosting for banana bread Be sure to leave a a bit of foil extending on the shorter sides of the pan, the foil will act as “handles” when you remove the finished bars from the pan.

2. Banana bread for diabetics In a food processor, finely grind the almonds and sugar. Bananas and breastfeeding Add the flour, baking powder, and salt and pulse to blend. Banana bread bread pudding Add the butter and pulse until it’s the size of small peas, 5 to 6 one-second pulses. Banana bread recipe with walnuts Add the egg and pulse just until the dough begins to gather into large clumps.

3. Cream cheese frosting for banana bread Using your fingertips, press the dough into the bottom of the prepared pan and about 1 inch up the sides to form a 1/4-inch-thick side crust. Glaze for banana bread Using the tines of a fork, dock the crust evenly all over.

4. Banana bread recipe with nuts Bake until light golden brown on the edges and the center looks dry, 15 to 20 minutes. Banana bread topping ideas Cool the crust on a rack. Banana bread topping Make the topping:

1. Banana bread recipe bread maker Bring the sugar, butter, honey, and salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring often. Banana foster bread Slowly and carefully add the cream and return to a boil. Topping for banana bread Remove from the heat and carefully add the vanilla and nuts, stirring to coat.

2. Banana bread without baking powder Pour the nut mixture over the crust and spread evenly with a spatula. How to make vegan banana bread Tilt the pan to help spread the liquid to the edges and corners. Banana bread using cake mix Bake until the topping has just started to bubble slowly in the center, about 20 minutes.

3. Banana bread using applesauce Use the foil “handles” to remove the bars from the pan and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

4. Banana bread using oil Place bars onto a cutting board and cut into 16 bars with a sharp knife. Bananas foster bread pudding Take care to peel the foil away from the bars before serving. Banana bread with yogurt recipe Notes:

My only problem with these – I’d totally have to buy a double batch of nuts to get them made. Banana bread with yogurt and applesauce It’s like caramel or other items I buy for a recipe but dive into before I get around to making it. Banana bread with yogurt and oil Love the idea! Thanks for sharing 🙂

Mmm I love me some honey and nut combinations! These look absolutely drool worthy and if I wasn’t so swamped with school stuff, I would drive to the store now and get all the ingredients!

By the way, cereal is indeed delicious! Especially Post Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Nut Clusters (speaking of honey and nut).

those look amazing! what is it about home-made granola-type bars that call for parchment and twine? I made some last week and dressed them in a similar way for my blog 🙂 My pictures aren’t nearly as gorgeous as yours, but one day i will start to figure that part out! haha

these look absolutely delicious though. Banana nut bread beer I can’t wait to try them when i finish off my current batch!

I’m new to your blog and am already in love with it! I made these this afternoon and added sweetened, dried cranberries. Banana nut bread calories Way yummy flavor combo. Banana nut bread with chocolate chips I love the shiny almost shellacked look the nuts take on.

But I do have a question. Banana nut bread healthy My crust had some difficulty staying together around the edges. Banana nut bread cake I have a few theories. Banana nut bread pioneer woman One is that my baking pan may have been a little smaller, resulting in a slightly thicker crust. Banana nut bread with buttermilk Would this prevent the crust from properly “setting” and thereby crumbling? The second is that I may have taken the pieces of butter in the dough a little too far, smaller in size than they needed to be. Easy banana bread no eggs Would this cause the issue I experienced?

I had to make it with rice flour (I’m gluten intolerant). How to make banana bread pudding I ended up adding an extra egg to the dough because I could tell it would come out crumbly. How to make banana bread without eggs That being aaid, the bars came out more cakey, but no complaints there. Banana nut bread recipe healthy This is fantastic!

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