Cranberry Layer Bars

Bake these delicious bars made using Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies sprinkled with cranberries, chips and pretzels – perfect dessert for a bunch.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
egg
1
cup chopped fresh cranberries
1
cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz)
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1
cup coarsely crushed pretzels (2 oz)

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Break up cookie dough into pan. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until puffed and edges are golden brown.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat condensed milk, orange peel and egg with whisk until combined. Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread milk mixture evenly over crust; sprinkle evenly with cranberries, chips and pretzels.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until center is set. Cool 1 1/2 hours. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Break up cookie dough into pan. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until puffed and edges are golden brown.
  • 2 In medium bowl, beat condensed milk, orange peel and egg with whisk until combined. Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread milk mixture evenly over crust; sprinkle evenly with cranberries, chips and pretzels.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until center is set. Cool 1 1/2 hours. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

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Expert Tips

Frozen cranberries can be substituted for the fresh, but be sure to thaw them first.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.