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Bake-Off® Contest 20, 1969
Medford, Massachusetts

Candy Bar Meltaways

Looking for an easy bar to tote to a potluck? Here's a winner, with just four simple steps.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 36
 

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

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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

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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.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.