Nut Tart Squares

From: (Carole A. Resnick)


1 cup all purpose flour
3 Tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, cut into small pieces, room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla

Blend all ingredients until dough begins to cling together in a ball.


2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup whipping cream
1/4 teaspoon orange extract
1/2 cup pecan halves
1/2 cup coarsly chopped walnuts
1/3 cup blanched sliced almonds

Preheat oven to 350.  Press crust mixture evenly into bottom of an
ungreased 8 or 9-inch square baking pan.  Bake 13-15 minutes or until
edges are golden brown.

In a medium bowl, combine sugar, cream, orange extract and nuts.  Pour
mixture evenly over baked crust.  Bake 40-45 minutes longer or until
golden brown.  Cool in pan.  Cut into squares.  Store in refrigator.