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Candy Bar Meltaways

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  5 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Looking for an easy bar to tote to a potluck? Here's a winner, with just four simple steps.

Bake-Off® Contest 20, 1969
Albert Miraglia
Medford, Massachusetts

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
13
bars (fun-size) milk chocolate-covered nougat and caramel candy, unwrapped, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
1/2
cup crushed Golden Grahams™ cereal
1/2
cup chopped walnuts, pecans or peanuts

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Arrange candy evenly over crust.
  • 3 Bake 3 to 4 minutes longer or until candy softens. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix cereal and walnuts.
  • 4 With spatula or knife, quickly spread candy evenly over crust. Sprinkle evenly with cereal mixture; press in slightly. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Arrange candy evenly over crust.
  • 3 Bake 3 to 4 minutes longer or until candy softens. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix cereal and walnuts.
  • 4 With spatula or knife, quickly spread candy evenly over crust. Sprinkle evenly with cereal mixture; press in slightly. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

Expert Tips

Any fun-size chocolate-covered candy bar with creamy filling can be used.

Store the bars in a tightly sealed plastic container, and freeze them up to 3 months.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
9%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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