California Walnut Jewel Squares

California Walnut Jewel Squares

These chewy, walnut rich squares are perfect for the holiday season. For a variation of the same recipe, top them with 1 cup each of chocolate chips and toffee bits. Either version makes a wonderful holiday dessert recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 cups California walnuts, chopped, divided
  • 2 cups candied fruit, chopped

Directions

  1. In bowl, stir graham cracker crumbs, condensed milk and half of the walnuts. Pat in the bottom of a greased 8-inch square baking dish. Top with remaining walnuts and candied fruit.
  2. Bake in a 350°F oven until walnuts are golden and base is set, about 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool completely and cut into squares