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chewy cinnamon-apple bars

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a recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

Enjoy the flavor of apples and cinnamon in these chewy bars. With brown sugar and nuts too; these bars will have your family coming back for seconds.

★★★★★ 1
serves 48 bars
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chewy cinnamon-apple bars

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 lg
    egg, separated
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 pkg
    cream of wheat apples 'n cinnamon instant hot cereal, uncooked
  • 1 pinch
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 c
    each white chips and semisweet chips

How To Make chewy cinnamon-apple bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325^. Lightly spray a 15x10-inch baking jelly roll pan. Blend cream of wheat, flour, cinnamon and baking powder in medium bowl; set aside.
  • 2
    Beat sugar and butter in large bowl with electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy; add one whole egg and one extra egg yolk, beat well. Stir in flour mixture using low speed until well blended.
  • 3
    Press dough evenly into prepared pan to 1/4 inch thickness. Beat the remaining egg white until foamy. Brush on dough. Sprinkle with nuts, pressing them lightly into dough. Bake 25-35 minutes or until lightly browned. While still hot, cut into bars. Remove from baking sheet. Cool completely on paper or wire racks. Melt chocolate separately in small bowls and drizzle chocolate in a decorative pattern over bars. Let set; store in airtight container