It’s Surprise Recipe Swap #2 & my surprise blog is Who Needs A Cape?


These gals are “not your average super moms.” They do it all:


  • Crafts

  • Entertainment

  • Family

  • Fashion

  • Frugal Living

  • Fun Times

  • Health & Fitness

  • Organization

  • Recipes

  • Relationships

  • Travel 


Go check them out & tell them that Amber @ Dessert Now, Dinner Later! sent you! So I decided to go the dessert route again for the swap & I picked their Snickerdoodle Bars.


These bars are absolutely delicious & so not good for you, but what delicious things are? They are darker & richer than a snickerdoodle cookie due to the use of brown sugar compared to white, so I have re-named them Cinnamon Brown Sugar Bars. I feel that resembles the flavors better than that of a snickerdoodle even though I know this recipe is repeatedly blogged by many as a snickerdoodle bar.


Anyway, if you want a super easy dessert that feeds a lot, this is perfect & is sure to cure your sugar cravings. My kids gobbled them up! Enjoy!



Cinnamon Brown Sugar Bars

Yield 24 squares


  • 2 2/3 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, & salt in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cream brown sugar, butter, eggs, & vanilla until light & fluffy making sure everything is combined well. Scrape bowl.
  3. Gradually add flour mixture until just incorporated.
  4. Press into a greased 9x13" pan (I used my mini rolling pin & rolled it flat using a little flour on my pin.) Combine sugar & cinnamon & sprinkle over the top.
  5. Bake at 350*F for 25-30 minutes or until the surface springs back after a gentle push. Cool, cut & serve.

Recipe Notes

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Recipe via Who Needs A Cape? & renamed to suit the dessert better.