An early variation on the original.
With powdered sugar, egg white, vanilla and lemon extract.
With a center of “nuts, candies or prunes.”
Sort of like a brown sugar fudge.
From back when a woman’s place was cooking in her elite private college dorm room.
With only two ingredients–which is too few, I feel.
Which doesn’t have cream in it, of course.
There’s a lot of candy in this box.
The magic of peanut brittle is the texture.
A candy recipe on a postcard from 1939.
I remember this from growing up.
These are sometimes just called “matrimonial bars,” or “date squares.”