Crescent Brittle Bars

Posted by: Becky 10-29-99 12:48

Crescent Brittle Bars
Source: Simply Special by Pillsbury

1 (8 oz) can Crescent Rolls
1 1/3 c flaked coconut
1 c salted peanuts
1/2 c butter or margarine
1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 c granulated sugar
1/4 c thawed frozen orange juice concentrate

Preheat to 375.

Separate dough into 2 long rectangles and place on an ungreased jelly roll pan. (15 x 10"). Press over bottom and up sides about 1/4 inch to form a crust. Sprinkle peanuts and coconut evenly on crust.

Combine butter, both sugars, and orange juice concentrate in a saucepan. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly. Drizzle mixture over coconut and peanuts.

Bake for 10 minutes at 375. Reduce temperature to 350 and bake for 8 to 10 more minutes, or until golden brown and bubbly. Cool for 15 minutes on a wire rack, cut into bars and allow to cool completely. Store loosely covered for crispy bars. Makes 48 bars.

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