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English Cookie Bars

Rated as 3.25 out of 5 Stars

"Dense bar cookies with a hint of coffee flavor. Nicely spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg."
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30 m servings 190
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the butter, brown sugar, eggs and applesauce. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir into the batter alternately with the cold coffee. Finally, mix in the raisins and pecans. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Cool and cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 190 calories; 7.7 28.6 2.7 26 105 Full nutrition

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Very English (i.e. little taste)! It wasn't bad, it just didn't live up to my expectations. With the coffee, cinnamon and nutmeg I was expecting something really tasty, but it's not very strik...

The description of this bar cookie is accurately delicious. I made these for a cookie swap to send to college age daughters. They were the only 'healthy' option. The response on them was grea...

Very subtle spice flavours. I added a confectioners sugar and lemon juice glaze which brought out the flavours a bit more. Very cake like texture and rise and had to increase cooking time by alm...

I thought it was delicious, very moist. It was more like a cake so next time I will use a jellyroll pan. Too me bars should be thin. I used 1 cup brown sugar I didn’t have raisins so I used drie...