Chex® and Candy Squares

When you combine cashews, chocolate and caramel, you know the results will be spectacular! Two thumbs up for these easy bars.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1
cup salted cashew halves, chopped
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
cup caramel topping
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
4
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
1
cup miniature candy-coated semisweet chocolate baking bits

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cashews. With floured fingers, press dough in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, cook and stir chocolate chips, caramel topping and flour over low heat until smooth.
  • 3 Remove from heat; stir in cereal and 1/2 cup of the baking bits. Spread evenly over crust. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup baking bits; press in lightly. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cashews. With floured fingers, press dough in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, cook and stir chocolate chips, caramel topping and flour over low heat until smooth.
  • 3 Remove from heat; stir in cereal and 1/2 cup of the baking bits. Spread evenly over crust. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup baking bits; press in lightly. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.