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5-Ingredient Salted Caramel Crumble Bars

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 40 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Ooey, gooey caramel bars with a sugar cookie crumble topping will be an instant favorite.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2
cup caramel topping
1/2
teaspoon coarse sea salt
1/2
cup chopped pecans

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Let dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften. Spray 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add 1/4 cup of the flour; mix with spoon or hands until well blended. Break up three-fourths of the dough in pan; press evenly in bottom of pan.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir remaining 2 tablespoons flour and the caramel topping. Pour over crust in pan; carefully spread evenly. Sprinkle salt and 1/4 cup of the pecans over caramel.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix remaining dough and remaining pecans until well blended. Crumble over bars in pan.
  • 6 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 hour. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Let dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften. Spray 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add 1/4 cup of the flour; mix with spoon or hands until well blended. Break up three-fourths of the dough in pan; press evenly in bottom of pan.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir remaining 2 tablespoons flour and the caramel topping. Pour over crust in pan; carefully spread evenly. Sprinkle salt and 1/4 cup of the pecans over caramel.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix remaining dough and remaining pecans until well blended. Crumble over bars in pan.
  • 6 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 1 hour. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Drizzle 1 tablespoon caramel topping on bars for more caramel flavor.

Kosher salt can be substituted for the coarse sea salt.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
143.5
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3.5g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0.1mg
0%
Sodium
233.3mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
24.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
5%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
3.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0.10%
0%
Calcium
3.60%
4%
Iron
6.60%
7%
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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