Cinnamon Coffee Bars Betty Crocker 1957, Oldie but Goodie!

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I just love these timeless coffee bars, way before Starbuck's and designer coffee became all the rage! Back when our families had peculators!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together shortening or butter, brown sugar and egg, then stir in coffee.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  4. Blend in raisins and walnuts.
  5. Spread mixture in a greased 9-by-13-inch pan and bake for 18 to 20 minutes.
  6. Mix together ingredients for glaze. Cut cake into bars and frost with glaze while warm.


Most Helpful

Very nice bar. Next time I would bake in a 9 x 9 pan so that the bars would be thicker. I had to leave the raisins out for DH but if you like raisins, I would definitely add them. I love raisins. I would also add milk instead of water to the glaze next time. Thanks Kiwidutch for a nice treat. Made for The Best of 2008 Cookbook.

happynana March 20, 2009

Very nice, easy and delicious bar cookie. It took no time to put together. I used pecans instead of walnuts cuase that's all I had, but still just as good. Made this for the 12 days of Christmas swap.

Maryland Jim December 05, 2008

Kiwi, Truly, a KEEPER! I used extra strong coffee but otherwise made as directed. Next time, I will increase the amount of glaze a little. These are delicious, have a great taste. I'm so pleased you shared this recipe....Janet

Jezski September 03, 2008

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