Walnut Squares with Icing recipe from The Art of Chinese Cooking by the Benedictine Sisters of Peking.
The recipe notes that these are good frosted with an uncooked mixture of powdered (icing) sugar and water or milk. Makes 12 bars.
The Chinese name for the recipe is given as Ho T’ao Ping.
A little saying beneath the recipe says:
Hurry men at work, not at meat.