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Chewy Cinnamon Bars

 Chewy Cinnamon Bars
The cinnamon flavor's BIG in these bars. I bake them during the holidays to give as gifts to my daughters' teachers.
18 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg; beat well. Combine
  • the flour, cinnamon and salt; add to creamed mixture and beat until
  • smooth. Stir in pecans. Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking
  • pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near
  • the center comes out clean. Cut into small bars while warm; roll in
  • confectioners' sugar. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 150 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.