Honey Bars

  • Yield 2 dozens

"This recipe was given to me by a friend when I lived in Georgia. Now I share it with everyone in Indiana."


3/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup honey
1 cup sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped nuts
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons honey
2 to 4 tablespoons melted butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Mix all ingredients together until evenly blended.
  3. Press into a well-greased rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Bake 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  5. Mix icing ingredients until well blended and thin enough to spread. Spread on bars while they are warm.
  6. Cut bars and remove from pan.

—Betty Wagner, Hanover, Ind.



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