Windmill Cookie Bars Recipe
When I went to my grandma's house as a child, she was often baking Dutch windmill cookies. Like her cookies, my bars feature crisp slivered almonds.—Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg, separated
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup slivered almonds
- 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk. Combine the flour, cinnamon and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture.
- 2. Press into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Lightly beat egg white; brush over dough. Sprinkle with almonds.
- 3. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes; cut into bars. Cool completely. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
2 each: 266 calories, 16g fat (8g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 149mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
Reviews for Windmill Cookie Bars
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2014
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2010
"Good but very rich."
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