Easy Cinnamon Bars

Homemade bars using on-hand ingredients are as easy as 1, 2, 3.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 42

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg, separated
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
tablespoon water
1/2
cup finely chopped nuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening. In large bowl, mix sugar, butter and egg yolk with spoon. Stir in flour and cinnamon. Press in pan.
  • 2 Beat egg white and water until foamy; brush over dough. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until very light brown. For bars, immediately cut into 7 rows by 6 rows. Cool in pan on wire rack, at least 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

Line pan with foil to make cutting bars easier and cleanup a snap.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.