Monday, October 3, 2011

Snickerdoodle Bars

The only word for these is YUM! I made these for Marshall's birthday snack day at school but of course I snitched one. I WILL be making these again VERY soon!! I got the recipe from the Betty Crocker Website. I changed it very slightly but nothing spectacular.

2 1/3 cup flour(also excellent when made gluten free)
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup softened butter
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

Cinnamon Filling:
2 TB cinnamon
2 TB sugar

1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1-2 TB milk

Preheat oven to 350
Grease bottom only of a 9 x 13 pan

In a bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt

In another bowl beat butter and sugars until creamy, add eggs 1 at a time, beating well. Add in vanilla. Then mix in flour mix on low.

Press 1/2 the mixture on the bottom of the pan( I used lightly greased hands to press it in)
Sprinkle with 1/2 the cinnamon. Press remaining 1/2 of the batter on top of the cinnamon(again with greased hands). Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon.

Bake 25-30 minutes until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.

Allow to cool for 1 hour

Make frosting:
Beat powdered sugar, vanilla and milk(starting with 1 TB) adding more milk until it is spreadable but not runny.

Spread over cooled bars.

Allow the mixture to harden  before cutting.

Cut into 24 bars.

1 comment:

  1. Going to try these for my grandpa--his favorite cookie just got easier to make!