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This classic cinnamon sugar cookie is baked in a bar and topped with peanuts and coarse grain sugar for a special holiday treat.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.
Combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in bowl; set aside.
Combine 3/4 cup sugar and butter in another bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add egg, continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Press dough onto bottom of prepared pan.
Combine peanuts, 1 tablespoon course sugar and cinnamon in bowl. Sprinkle over dough. Gently press peanuts into dough.
Bake 15-17 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and bars are golden brown. Sprinkle with green decorator sugar, if desired.
Cool completely. Cut into bars.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
We love Snickerdoodles but rarely have time to make cookies - these bars are an excellent substiture. I did not top w/peanuts.
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