Chocolate Chip Fruitcake Bars

This isn't your grandma's fruitcake! Refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough is mixed with candied fruit pieces and layered with jam for a bar recipe that could give fruitcake a great new reputation!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1/2
cup diced mixed candied fruit
1
tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4
cup seedless raspberry jam
Powdered sugar, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Break up 2/3 of cookie dough into pan. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust.
  • 2 Break up remaining 1/3 of dough into small bowl. Add candied fruit and flour; mix well. Spread jam over dough in pan. Sprinkle with candied fruit mixture; press lightly into jam.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Lightly dust with powdered sugar. Cut into bars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    65mg
    65%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 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; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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