White Chocolate-Cashew-Pretzel Bars

Sweet, salty and super! Get a flavor punch in every bite of an easy, crowd-pleasing bar.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1
bag (12 oz) white chocolate chunks or white vanilla baking chips
1
cup coarsely chopped pretzel sticks or twists
1 1/2
cups semisweet chocolate chips (9 oz)
1/4
cup peanut butter
1
cup chopped cashews
  • 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 to form crust. Sprinkle 1 cup of the white chocolate chunks and the pretzels over dough; lightly press into dough.
  • 2 Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, place 1/4 cup of the white chocolate chunks; set aside. In large microwavable bowl, microwave remaining white chocolate chunks and the chocolate chips on High 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. If necessary, microwave 30 seconds longer. Stir in peanut butter and cashews. Spread mixture evenly over cooled baked crust. Refrigerate until chocolate is set, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Microwave reserved 1/4 cup white chocolate chunks on High 30 seconds; stir until melted and smooth. If necessary, microwave 10 seconds longer. Drizzle over bars. Let stand until set, about 10 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    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; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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