Babs Gray's Easy Walnut Slice

Author: Canadian Living

My mother made this when I was growing up. It was my favourite dessert. Now I make it with walnuts from my own tree, and finally I understand the expression "Get cracking"! Mum's comment at the end of the recipe: "Simply marvellous!!!"

  • Portion size 36 servings
  • Credits : Cath


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup walnut chopped
  • 1 cup coconut shredded


Rub flour and butter to crumbs and pack tighly in buttered 10x10 pan. Bake in quick oven (400 degrees) until lightly coloured (about 12-15 minutes.) Beat the 2 eggs well, and mix in remaining ingredients; pour over first mixture. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 40 minutes. If desired, ice when cold with plain butter white icing. Leave for 6 hours at least before cutting into small squares.
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Babs Gray's Easy Walnut Slice