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Homemade Churro Bars Recipe

Soft and delicious cookie bars that have all of the flavors you love from the traditional deep fried churros but in a totally doable recipe that everyone will love.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 20 bars

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter {softened}
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar {packed}
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.

  2. Cream together softened butter and both sugar with a hand held mixer {or by hand}. Add eggs and vanilla, mix until everything is combined.

  3. Add the dry ingredients {flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon}, mix until just combined. Pour into the prepared 9x13 pan and press into an even layer.

  4. Combine the topping cinnamon and sugar and mix until it is evenly incorporated. Sprinkle liberally over the top of the dough in the 9x13 pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the bars are lightly browned and the middle is set.

  5. Let the bars cool for 30 minutes and then cut them into squares. Serve warm or at room temperature. Store in an air tight container at room temperature for up to 4 days or freeze for 3 months.