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“This is a quick and easy bar cookie made with a cake mix crust. I was given a huge bottle of maple syrup on the condition that I make cookies and this is what I used it for. These are not overly sweet and a great fall cookie.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. For the bottom layer, in a large bowl, combine cake mix, butter and egg.
  3. Stir until mixture forms a thick dough.
  4. Press evenly into the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  5. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden.
  6. Meanwhile, for the top layer, in a large bowl, combine syrup, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  7. Beat with an electric mixer until well combined.
  8. Stir in walnuts.
  9. Pour over hot bottom layer; spread to cover the entire surface.
  10. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until the top layer just starts to set.
  11. Cool completely in pan.
  12. Cut into bars.

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