The latest Kosher Cooking Carnival is available here.
Thanks also to my mother, who not only gave me the recipe but also provided some family history.
As it turns out, my mother received the recipe from HER mother – i.e. my grandmother a”h - who had adapted it from a recipe SHE got from a relative in New Jersey*.
To me, what’s particularly interesting is that although it isn’t a new recipe, it calls for oil rather than margarine or shortening. So, in addition to all their other virtues, these bars were also ahead of their time…
*Yes, of COURSE it makes a difference that it was NJ and not, say, PA or DE. Why do you ask? ;-)