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Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Somerville, Massachusetts

Caramel Chai Bars

Just five ingredients, and you've got a coffee-shop treat right from your own oven.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1
package (1.1 oz) chai tea latte mix (from 8.8-oz box)
1/2
cup caramel sundae syrup
2
tablespoons Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
1/2
cup fine ground walnuts

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and dry chai mix until well blended.
  • 2 Break up 3/4 of the chai dough in ungreased 8-inch square pan. Press dough evenly in bottom of pan. (If dough is sticky, use floured fingers.) Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix caramel syrup and flour. In another small bowl, knead remaining 1/4 of chai dough and the walnuts.
  • 4 Gently drizzle caramel mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Crumble walnut chai dough evenly over caramel.
  • 5 Bake 22 to 29 minutes longer or until top is golden brown and firm to the touch and caramel is bubbly. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and dry chai mix until well blended.
  • 2 Break up 3/4 of the chai dough in ungreased 8-inch square pan. Press dough evenly in bottom of pan. (If dough is sticky, use floured fingers.) Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix caramel syrup and flour. In another small bowl, knead remaining 1/4 of chai dough and the walnuts.
  • 4 Gently drizzle caramel mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Crumble walnut chai dough evenly over caramel.
  • 5 Bake 22 to 29 minutes longer or until top is golden brown and firm to the touch and caramel is bubbly. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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