French Coconut Pecan Bars

Enjoy these delicious bars that are baked with chocolate, oats and pecans - perfect dessert to be served at your next party.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 48

Ingredients

3/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
(18.25-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme™ French Vanilla Cake Mix
1
egg
2 1/2
cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1 (15-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme™ Coconut Pecan Frosting
1
(12-oz.) pkg. (2 cups) semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.* Place melted butter in large bowl. Reserve 3 tablespoons of the cake mix; set aside. Add remaining cake mix to butter; blend well. Add egg; mix well. Stir in oats. Press 2/3 of cake mix mixture (about 2 1/2 cups) in bottom of sprayed pan.
  • 2 Place frosting in medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Add reserved 3 tablespoons cake mix; stir until large lumps disappear.
  • 3 Drizzle half of frosting mixture over cake mix mixture in pan; spread evenly. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and pecans. Drizzle with remaining frosting mixture. Crumble remaining cake mix mixture over frosting mixture.
  • 4 Bake at 350°F. for 25 to 30 minutes or until top is golden brown and edges are bubbly. Cool 1 1/2 hours or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    120mg
    120%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved