1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1 egg yolk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
8 oz semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped and toasted walnuts or pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 10 x 13" pan well and set aside.
Cream together the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolk and vanilla and mix well.
a separate bowl, whisk together the flour and salt. Add dry ingredients
to the wet ingredients and blend until a soft dough forms. Press down
down into your prepared pan and prick all over with a fork.
Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool completely before proceeding.
your base has cooled, melt your chocolate chips either in a double
boiler or a microwave-safe bowl, stirring in 30 second increments until
completely melted and smooth. Spread chocolate on cookie base and
scatter nuts on top. Place in fridge for 1 hour until chocolate has set,
then cut into bars!
active time - 30 minutes
total time (including cooling time) - 2 hours