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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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