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The crust to a bar cookie is a lot like a pie crust. Make sure you don't handle the dough too much, as this develops the gluten, which makes dough tough. Mix lightly, press gently in the pan, and you'll have perfect crusts.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|