Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I love making bars because they don't require all the work of shaping of cookies. Just press the dough in a pan, bake, and cut into bars. A delicious holiday treat and can be made ahead and frozen.


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat egg; add remaining ingredients except granulated sugar and mix well (use your hands if necessary).
  3. Press dough into ungreased 13x9x2 inch pan.
  4. Sprinkle granulated sugar evenly over bars.
  5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Cool slightly; cut into bars.
  7. Cool completely; remove from pan and store in airtight container.


Most Helpful

These bars are wonderful! It's like a cinnabon in a square. Deeeelicious! I have been doing a lot of baking for a 50th Anniversary and needed another bar or square but was running out of chocolate chips and raisins etc. So, it was great to find this recipe which has ingredients you would find in any pantry. Very budget friendly and a unique bar to include on a goody tray. I may drizzle some glaze on half of them and see how that works. My family of "guineau pigs" loved them too! I highly recommend this as a must try recipe. Thx so much Bec!

mums the word May 21, 2009

This was simple and boring, its definitely missing something.. Maybe it needs nuts or something. I used powdered sugar instead of granulated and its still very bland and somewhat dry. Followed the recipe exactly... No one I made them for enjoyed them either. At least the Danish Oatmeal cookies we made turned out amazing..

Didsx3 December 03, 2011

I needed a cake tray in under an hour and this was a perfect choice. It was so very easy and came out perfect. I drizzled it with a thick glaze which really enhanced the appearance as well at the taste. I am thinking about trying these with part applesauce and part butter to take down the fat content but great either way.

Chani Goldstein June 04, 2009

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