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Cake Batter Cookie Bars

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 16

Have a birthday coming up? Celebrate with these easy cookie bars! MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
6
oz cream cheese, softened (from 8-oz package)
1
cup yellow cake mix (from 15.25-oz box)
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
bottle (1.75 oz) rainbow sprinkles (about 1/3 cup)
2
cups powdered sugar
3
to 4 teaspoons milk

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Let dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften. Spray 9-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add 3 oz of the cream cheese, cake mix, 1/2 teaspoon of the vanilla and 1/4 cup of the candy sprinkles; stir until well blended. Press dough into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat remaining 3 oz cream cheese, the powdered sugar, 3 teaspoons milk and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Beat in up to 1 additional teaspoon milk if necessary to make spreadable. Spread evenly over cooled bars. Sprinkle with remaining candy sprinkles. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute white cake mix for the yellow cake mix in this recipe.
  • Store bars covered in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
34g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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