1 cup crushed nuts (macadamias or walnuts work best)
1 cup flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
Combine all ingredients and press into 9×9-inch baking dish. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes.
1 cup whipping cream
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2–3 squares dark baking chocolate
With an electric mixer, whip whipping cream until it thickens. In separate bowl, mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Grate 2–3 squares of dark chocolate (depending on taste), reserving some to top with, and fold into mixture.
Spoon mixture over crust, smooth with back of spoon, and top with reserved grated chocolate. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving. Serves 16–18.
Serving size: 1 slice. Per serving: 266 calories, 3 g protein, 21 g fat, 23 g carbohydrates, 96 mg sodium, 46 mg cholesterol
Wilma Grischkowsky, Pedernales Electric Cooperative