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White Chocolate Peppermint Pistachio Bars

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White Chocolate Peppermint Pistachio Bars
2008-07-25 Desserts
5 26

These bars contain white chocolate pieces, pistachio nuts, crushed peppermint candies and peppermint extract.

  • Servings: Makes 24 bars


½ cup Shortening
½ cup Butter, softened
1½ cups Sugar
½ tsp Baking Soda
½ tsp Peppermint Extract
2 Eggs
2½ cups All-purpose Flour
1 cup White Chocolate Chips
1 cup Coarsely Crushed Peppermint Candies
1 cup Coarsley Crushed Pistachio Nuts


In a large mixing bowl beat the shortening, butter and sugar with an electric mixer till light and fluffy. Add the baking soda, extract, and eggs till well blended. Stir in the flour, white chocolate, crushed candies and nuts. Spread the dough evenly in a 13x9x2-inch greased baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees about 25 minutes or till golden brown and tests done. Cool to room temperature then cut into bars.