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Chocolate Lover’s Peppermint Bark Squares

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 2 hr 5 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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These irresistible bars have mint in all the right places. With the help of refrigerated cookie dough, they're easy and quick, too! From Nicole Trager, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
3
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1 1/4
cups milk chocolate chips
1 1/4
cups white vanilla baking chips
1/4
teaspoon peppermint extract
8
hard round peppermint candies

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cocoa until well blended. Press in bottom of ungreased 8-inch square pan.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until set. Immediately sprinkle with milk chocolate chips. Cover with foil; let stand 5 minutes to melt. Spread melted chocolate evenly. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or just until chocolate is set.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Stir in peppermint extract. Spread over milk chocolate layer. Place candies in food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; coarsely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet. Sprinkle crushed candies on top. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or just until set. For squares, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in cocoa until well blended. Press in bottom of ungreased 8-inch square pan.
  • 2 Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until set. Immediately sprinkle with milk chocolate chips. Cover with foil; let stand 5 minutes to melt. Spread melted chocolate evenly. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or just until chocolate is set.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Stir in peppermint extract. Spread over milk chocolate layer. Place candies in food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; coarsely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet. Sprinkle crushed candies on top. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or just until set. For squares, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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