Cinnamon Bars

Bars and Squares
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg separated
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk, flour, and cinnamon; mix until well blended.

Press mixture into an ungreased 15x10x1 inch jellyroll pan; pour egg white over surface; drain off excess. Sprinkle chopped pecans over top; press lightly into dough. Bake at 325° for 25 to 30 minutes. Cut into 3×1 inch bars; cool on wire racks.

Yield: about 4 dozen.

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