"Anyone who has children will appreciate bake salt recipes like this one," says Ginny Perott of Towanda Kansas. These cinnamon-spiced bars are delicious and made from ingredients we all keep on hand."
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 3/4 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 egg, separated
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg yolk. Combine the flour, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
- Beat egg white; brush over the top. Sprinkle with pecans; press down lightly. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 49 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Pecans Bars in Quick Cooking July/August 2004