Cinnamon Bars Recipe

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Cinnamon Bars

Barbara Charlebois


This has been a favorite bar in the Charlebois family for years. They always made a big batch to take on vacation. When I joined the family, it was my turn to step up to the plate and boy, did I find out how good they were. We have to ration them out so that they last the whole trip!

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24 bars
20 Min
25 Min


1/2 lb
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
white sugar
1/3 c
brown sugar, light
2 c
all purpose flour
1 large
egg yolk, reserve white
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
pecans, chopped
1/4 c
cinnamon & sugar for sprinkling (optional)


1Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease large cookie sheet
2Cream butter and sugar together.
3Separate egg and set aside egg white.
4Gradually add flour, egg yolk, cinnamon, and vanilla to creamed mixture.
5Put on greased cookie sheet and pat down to about 1/4" thick.
6Spread egg white on top of dough with pastry brush.
7Sprinkle nuts on top. Add cinnamon & sugar if you like, also.
8Bake for approximately 22 - 25 minutes. Makes 24 bars

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American