1 pound Orange Slice Candy Cut into 1/8 inch stripes
6 Tbsp hot water

½ cup butter, softened
2 ¼ cups packed brown sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 ½ cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
½ cup chopped pecans (or nuts of your choice)
Confectioners’ sugar


1. In a bowl, combine candy & water. Cover & soak overnight; drain well & set aside.
2. In a mixing bowl, cream butter & brown sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder & salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in nuts & candy
3. Spread into a greased 15in.x10in. Baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners’ sugar. Cut into bars.

Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Ready in: 50 minutes
Yields: 48 servings