Cinnamon Nut Bars

Cinnamon Nut Bars


2 1/4 Cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 Cups sugar divided
2 sticks butter chilled
3 eggs
2 1/2 Cups pecans chopped
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 Cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, mix flour with 1/2 cup sugar.
  3. Cut in butter until mixture resembles small peas.
  4. In a small bowl, beat one egg and stir into dough until well blended and smooth.
  5. With lightly floured hands, press and flatten dough into bottom of an ungreased jelly roll pan.
  6. Bake on bottom rack 12 to 15 minutes or until center is set.
  7. In a medium bowl, beat remaining 2 eggs.
  8. Stir in remaining cup sugar along with nuts, cinnamon and salt until well blended.
  9. Using a small, wet spatula, spread nut mixture evenly over crust.
  10. Return to oven and bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Cool slightly before cutting into bars. Allow to cool in pan then dust with powdered sugar.

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Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
20 min
Inactive Time
Cook Time
20 min
4 dozen bars