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Carrot Cake Cookie Bars

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 16

This easy-yet-indulgent twist on carrot cake is a great make-ahead treat! MORE+ LESS-

Jocelyn Delk Adams
January 10, 2016

Ingredients

1
box (15.25 oz) carrot cake mix with pudding in the mix
1/2
cup unsalted butter, melted
3
eggs, room temperature
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, room temperature
3/4
cup sugar
1
package (16 oz) Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat together 1 box (15.25 oz) carrot cake mix, 1/2 cup melted butter and 1 of the eggs. Evenly pat carrot cake batter in bottom of pan.
  • 3
    In large bowl, combine 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and remaining 2 eggs. Using electric stand or hand mixer, beat on high speed until light, smooth and well combined. Spread cheesecake filling over carrot cake base.
  • 4
    With fingers, crumble 1 package Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough over top.
  • 5
    Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until firm and golden brown. Remove from oven to cooling rack. Cool 20 to 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • If you want to make this treat even more decadent, it is fantastic with a drizzle of caramel topping on top.
  • For even more classic carrot cake flavor, add walnuts to the top of the cake batter before topping with your cream cheese mixture.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
12g
60%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
21g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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