Recipe of the Month: Coffee Cinnamon Bars

Written by Cafe Campesino on Jun 1, 2008 in NEWSLETTER, Recipes |


1 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. shortening
1 egg
1/2 c. water
1 1/2 c. flour
2 tbsp. hot Fair Trade coffee 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. raisins
1/4 c. chopped nuts (opt.)

1/2 tsp. cinnamon

GLAZE: Beat 1 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla* and 1 tablespoon and 1 1/2 teaspoons milk until smooth.

Mix brown sugar, shortening and eggs. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bake in 9″x13″ pan at 350 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes.

When warm, drizzle glaze over top and cut into bars.

*Try Madagascar vanilla for a more powerful flavor.

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