JAN HAGELS (BARS)

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • sliced almonds
  • 1 cup (1/2 pound) butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Grease 15 x 10 inch cookie sheet.
  • Combine flour, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add egg yolk and vanilla.
  • Beat egg white slightly. Brush on bars.
  • Sprinkle with sliced almonds.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.

Notes

There are many versions of this historic Dutch bar cookie. Some use walnuts or pecans instead of almonds. I have made this recipe for years.

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