RECIPE TITLE "Charleston Chews"
Source: Special Recipes from the Charleston Cake Lady
Copyright© 2000 by Teresa Pregnall.
Makes thirty-six 2 x 1 1/2-inch squares --- easy
For almost forty years, we have been enjoying our Charleston Chews. They really need no improvements or additions since they have stood the test of time. We continue to receive more requests for and raves about this recipe than for any other. So in keeping with my promise, here's the recipe again.
Cooking spray for greasing the cake pan
4 large eggs
One 16-ounce box dark brown sugar
2 1/2 cups self-rising flour, sifted
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans
Sifted confectioners' sugar for dusting
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Grease a 13 X 9-inch pan.
In a large mixing bowl, mix the eggs, brown sugar, flour, and vanilla together with an electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Fold in the nuts with a wooden spoon.
Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Bake until golden brown on top, about 25 minutes. Sprinkle the chews with confectioners' sugar. Cut into squares when cool.
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