- 2 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 3 tablespoons cold water
- One package 6 ounces semi sweet chocolate chips
- 2 eggs whites
- 1 cup brown sugar firmly packed
- ¾ cup salted peanuts
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
Cream shortening in mixing bowl and add the sugar gradually. Mix well, then blend in the egg yolks and vanilla. Add cold water alternating with sifted dry ingredients (dough will be sticky).
Press dough into two greased 8 by 8 or 9 by 10 or 15 by 10 inch jellyroll pan.
Sprinkle chips over dough evenly, then press gently into dough.
Beat egg whites to foaming, then gradually add brown sugar and beat until stiff.
Spread over chocolate chips and dough. Top with peanuts.
Bake at 325 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.
Cut into bars .
I would use a Jelly roll pan