Mocha-Walnut Bars with Dark Chocolate Ganache

Enjoy a cup of coffee with a tempting treat made so easily with Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups very finely chopped Fisher® Chef's Naturals® Walnuts
6
tablespoons sugar
6
tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee granules
1 1/2
cups Hershey's® Special Dark® baking chips
1/4
cup plus 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir walnuts, sugar and butter until moistened. Press mixture evenly on bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan or 12x8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Bake 8 to 15 minutes or until edges are just golden brown. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl, knead cookie dough and espresso granules until blended. Drop small spoonfuls of dough evenly over walnut crust. Gently press dough together evenly over crust. (If dough is sticky, use floured fingers.)
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 30 minutes.
  • 4 In medium microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips and whipping cream uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring after 30 seconds; stir until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Spread chocolate mixture over bars. Refrigerate 1 hour. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bars.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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