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Caramel Cashew Bars

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 36

Refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough makes a base for a scrumptious nutty-caramel topping. MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Kiel, Wisconsin

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1
bag (11.5 oz) Hershey's® milk chocolate baking chips (2 cups)
1
container (18 oz) caramel apple dip (1 1/2 cups)
3
cups crisp rice cereal
1 1/4
cups Fisher® Cashew Halves and Pieces

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust.
  • 2
    Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in 3- to 4-quart saucepan, cook 1 cup of the chocolate chips and 1 cup of the dip over medium heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in cereal and cashews.
  • 4
    Spread cereal mixture over crust. In 1-quart saucepan, heat remaining chocolate chips and dip over medium heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Spread over cereal mixture. Refrigerate until chocolate mixture is set, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 by 6 rows.

Expert Tips

  • Did you know? Pillsbury has a gluten free cookie dough.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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