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Caramel Chai Bars

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Caramel Chai Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 16

Just five ingredients, and you've got a coffee-shop treat right from your own oven.

Updated September 21, 2020
Bake-Off® Contest 43, 2008
Kerstin Sinkevicius
Somerville, Massachusetts
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough

Ingredients

  • 1
    roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1
    package (1.1 oz) chai tea latte mix (from 8.8-oz box)
  • 1/2
    cup caramel sundae syrup
  • 2
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2
    cup fine ground walnuts

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, knead cookie dough and dry chai mix until well blended.
  • 2
    Break up 3/4 of the chai dough in ungreased 8-inch square pan. Press dough evenly in bottom of pan; if dough is sticky, use floured fingers. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER PRESSING DOUGH IN PAN WITH FLOURED FINGERS.) Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix caramel syrup and flour. In another small bowl, knead remaining 1/4 of chai dough and the walnuts.
  • 4
    Gently drizzle caramel mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Crumble walnut chai dough evenly over caramel.
  • 5
    Bake 22 to 29 minutes longer or until top is golden brown and firm to the touch and caramel is bubbly. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
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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