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Cinnamon Roll Blondies

These Cinnamon Roll Blondies are an easy blondie recipe full of cinnamon topped with cream cheese icing just like a pan of cinnamon rolls!
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 24 bars
Calories 200kcal
Author Dorothy Kern

Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons softened unsalted butter divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon vanilla extract divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9x13” pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  • Cream brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Add eggs and 1 tablespoon vanilla and beat until combined. Add cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and flour and mix.
  • Press into prepared pan (dough is sticky, spray your hands with cooking spray to avoid it sticking to your hands).
  • Bake for about 18-22 minutes. (Be careful not to overcook - the center will still be jiggly when you take these out of the oven and they will finish cooking and firming up as they cool.) Cool completely before frosting.
  • To make frosting: cream butter and cream cheese with a hand mixer until smooth. Slowly mix in the the powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add 1 teaspoon heavy whipping cream and mix until smooth, adding more as needed for desired consistency. Frost the cooled bars, then cut into squares.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze in a single layer for up to 1 month.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 891mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g