These bar cookies will remind you of an old-fashioned spice cake complete with walnuts and a yummy cream cheese frosting.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
30
Yield:
30 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350 F. Coat a 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan with cooking spray. Line with parchment or waxed paper; coat paper with spray.

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  • Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper in medium-size bowl. Beat butter and sugar at medium speed in large bowl until combined, about 3 minutes. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

  • On low speed, beat in flour mixture alternately with sour cream, ending with flour. Fold in walnuts. Spread in prepared pan.

  • Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes or until center is set. Let cool in pan on wire rack. Turn out onto wooden board; remove paper. Turn upside down onto serving platter. Spread with frosting, cut into 2 x 2-1/2-inch bars and serve, topped with flavored walnuts.

Nutrition Facts

210 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 25mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 30g; protein 2g; sodium 101mg.
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