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Extreme Bars

Transform baking mix into colorful bars topped with creamy ready-to-spread frosting.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 25
 

Ingredients

2
cups baking mix
1
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1
package (about 0.13 oz) strawberry-, lemon-, orange- or lime-flavored unsweetened soft drink mix
1
cup vanilla frosting (from 1-lb tub)
Candy sprinkles, fruit-flavored gummy ring-shaped candies, gumdrops or jelly beans, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir baking mix, powdered sugar, butter, egg and drink mix (dry) until dough forms. Pat mixture firmly on bottom of ungreased 8-inch square pan.
  • 2 Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool in pan on wire rack about 1 hour.
  • 3 Spread bars with frosting; sprinkle with candies. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir baking mix, powdered sugar, butter, egg and drink mix (dry) until dough forms. Pat mixture firmly on bottom of ungreased 8-inch square pan.
  • 2 Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool in pan on wire rack about 1 hour.
  • 3 Spread bars with frosting; sprinkle with candies. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Get in the spirit. Choose a drink mix color to match your school or favorite team colors the next time you have a sports potluck.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.