As an adult, with more exposure to the soft cinnamon cookie, I can say that these Snickerdoodle Bars are pretty freakin awesome.
Snickerdoodles are a cookie that I would have never picked up as a child. And really, when push comes to shove, I can’t say that next to a chocolate chip, it would ever be my first choice. But as an adult, with more exposure to the soft cinnamon cookie, I can say that they are pretty freakin awesome.
The other night, I was headed over to a friends house and needed to make something on this quick as we were fighting a broken heater and time constraints. I had everything all out and ready to make these, and at the last second, I remembered, she hates cinnamon. So much for that plan. ;D
Lucky for me, blondies aren’t too far off from this recipe, so with a few tweaks, I ended up making them. I stashed these simple snickerdoodle bars for Handsome and I to nibble on for another day.
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- 1 cup butter, room temperature
- 2 cups packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 3 tsp vanilla
- 2-2/3 cups flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon, plus 1/2 teaspoon
- 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 11/2 tsp sugar
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8x8 square baking dish.
- Cream the butter in the bowl of your stand mixer with the paddle attachment until fluffy.
- Add the eggs and vanilla and mix until combined. Scrape down sides of bowl.
- In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, 1 teas cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Gradually combine into the butter mixture.
- Press batter into prepared baking dish.
- In a small bowl, stir together the remaining 1/2 teas cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle heavily over top.
- Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, until golden and toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Allow to cook completely before slicing and serving.