These are great bar cookies if you like nutmeg. They are easy to make, chewy and delicious – if you like nutmeg! Then again, anything with macadamia nuts is good.
Nutty Nutmeg Bars
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup margarine
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray or oil a 9×9 inch pan.
In a medium saucepan, stir sugar and butter over medium heat until butter and sugar are melted and blended. Remove from heat and let cool for 5 minutes. Add egg and vanilla. Stir in flour, baking powder and nutmeg. Stir to combine, then add chopped nuts. Pour into prepared pan and bake for approximately 25-30 minutes.
Cool slightly in the pan set on a rack. Drizzle Glaze over the top of the bars while they are still warm.
Glaze: 1/2 cup of confectioners’ sugar plus 1/16 tsp nutmeg mixed with about 1 Tblsp. cream or milk, enough to make a drizzling consistency.
Cut into bars.