Oregon Wine Country / About Wine, Food, and and Wine Country Living
Posted February 2006
Wine Country Recipes – Dessert, Oregon Fudge Bars
Filberts, also known as hazelnuts are what make these brownies so uniquely
Oregonian. They’re perfect for an after school treat or with fresh raspberries
for a decadent evening dessert.
Oregon Fudge Bars
from Euphoria Chocolate
1 cup Dark
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 stick of butter
1 cup flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup chopped filberts (hazelnuts)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup white sugar
In a heavy saucepan or microwave oven, melt chocolate with shortening.
Remove from heat. With wire whip, blend in sugars. Beat eggs
lightly with vanilla and salt and stir into chocolate mixture.
Mix flour with baking powder. Add, all at once, beating until
smooth. Spread into greased 9-inch square pan. Sprinkle filberts
over top and pat down with a spatula. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.
Cool before cutting into bars. Makes 36 1 1/2" square bars.