Combine butter and sugar in saucepan; cook and stir until butter melts. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour into greased 8-inch square pan. Bake in 350 degree oven 25 minutes. Cool; cut into 24 bars.
NOTE: Cookies will seem soft when baked, but will harden when cold.
Reprinted with permission from: Bar Cookies from the C and H Sugar Kitchen by Jean Porter Electronic format by Karen Mintzias