Chocolate Cinnamon Nut Bars
15 min
1 hr 20 min



2 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/3 cup sugar

3/4 teaspoon baking powder

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 1/2 cups chopped nuts

Chocolate Layer

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, cut into pieces

1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

Powdered sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, 3/4 cup butter, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon in bowl. Beat at medium speed until crumbly. Stir in nuts. Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 15-18 minutes or until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Melt chocolate chips and 1/4 cup butter in medium heavy-duty saucepan on low heat; stir until smooth. Remove from heat; add brown sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir until well mixed. Pour mixture over hot, partially baked crust. Continue baking 20-25 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Tip #1

Recipe and photo courtesy of Nestle®.


12Fat (mg)
40Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
22Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)


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  February 12, 2011

From the Test Kitchens... We re-tested the recipe and used chopped toffee bits in the crust instead of nuts. That worked very well. Another idea is to use granola instead of nuts. Hope you give this a try!

— says Cindy
  January 25, 2011

what can you substitute for nuts?

— says Alison
  February 11, 2009

I used for nuts half peanut and half almond and so its taste became great! Thank you

— says sanaz
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