- Ella Taylor
The Sweet Side of Finance -- November
Welcome to the eleventh installment of The Sweet Side of Finance. If you've signed up for my newsletter, you already know about today's tasty treat.
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If you missed my other recipes, they can be found here:
January: Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
February: Sugar Cookies with Meyer Lemon Glaze
March: Veggie Frittatas
April : Bean Salad
June: Hot Fudge Sauce
September: Healthy Blueberry Banana Pancakes
October: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
If you give my recipes a try, I'd love to see pictures and hear about what you thought of them!
This month, we've been talking about aligning our values with our year-end philanthropic giving. I've written about it on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and my blog.
Since we're talking about about giving, this delicious recipe was a gift from my grandmother. She originally gave it to me, and now I'm happy to share it with you!
Walnut Wafers with Dulce de Leche Icing
Walnut Wafer Ingredients
1 cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Dulce de Lech Icing Ingredients 1/2 cup butter softened 1 cup Dulce de Leche (I used one from a can, but you can easily make your own)
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter and flour an 8x8 baking pan.
Beat eggs and sugar together until slightly fluffy. Add flour, baking powder, and salt and mix well. Then add chopped walnuts and stir until evenly distributed.
Pour mixture into the pan and let it spread out in an even layer. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
While the bars are baking, beat all of the icing ingredients together at high speed until fluffy.
Remove the bars from the oven and let cool until they are cool to the touch. Then spread the icing over the bars in an even layer.
Cut into squares and serve.
I found this recipe in the box of recipes my grandmother left me. It was so simple that I did not expect the wafers to be as delicious as they were. The bars are fluffy with a nice caramel flavor that paired well with the dulce de leche icing. I’m going to make these often!
Until Next Time,