Cinnamon Coffee Bars

App & Osborne Family Cookbook 2004
Linda App

Ingredients

Bars
1/4 C shortening
1 C brown sugar
1 egg
1/2 C HOT coffee
1 1/2 C flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 C raisins (optional)
1/2 C chopped nuts (optional)

Icing
1 C sifted powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. water
Mix all ingredients together.

Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 pan.
2. Cream together shortening, brown sugar and egg. Stir in hot coffee.
3. Sift together dry ingredients and stir into coffee mixture. Blend in raisins and nuts, if using.
4. Spread mixture into prepared pan. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Spread icing over mixture while still warm. Cut into bars.

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