HARWINTON RESIDENTS’ BAKING CONTEST
KATHIE’S ZUCCHINI BARS
8 cups zucchini (peeled and sliced 4 cups flour
approx. ¼ thick) ½ tsp. salt
2/3 cup lemon juice 2 cups sugar
1 cup sugar 1 ½ cup margarine
½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cinnamon*
¼ tsp nutmeg
Start by preparing crust. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Then cut in margarine until crumbly. Set aside.
To make filling, cook zucchini in lemon juice and sugar* until tender (a few minutes).
Then add nutmeg & cinnamon and simmer 3 to 4 minutes longer. Add ½ cup of crust mix to thicken. Set aside to cool.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Pat ½ of crust mixture into the bottom of 11x17 jelly roll pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Pour on the cooled filling.
Add 1 tsp cinnamon to remaining crust mix and sprinkle over top. Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes. Cool and slice into squares.
SUBMIT 3 SQUARES ON PAPER PLATE COVERED WITH PLASTIC WRAP OR ZIPLOCK BAG.
*THIS IS CORRECTION FROM THE ORIGINAL RECIPE.