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Gingersnap Bars

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 3 hr 45 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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These easy cream cheese-filled bars with crushed gingersnap cookies make the ultimate bar.

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) Pillsbury™ Ready To Bake!™ sugar cookies
2
cups coarsely crushed gingersnap cookies (about 30 cookies) (from 1-lb box)
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
3
tablespoons caramel topping

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Arrange sugar cookies in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan; press evenly. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the crushed gingersnap cookies. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until sugar cookies are light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread evenly over baked crust. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until well chilled. Drizzle with caramel topping just before serving. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Arrange sugar cookies in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan; press evenly. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the crushed gingersnap cookies. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until sugar cookies are light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread evenly over baked crust. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until well chilled. Drizzle with caramel topping just before serving. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

To easily remove bars from pan, line pan with foil, extending over sides of pan. Before cutting bars, lift from pan using foil handles.

Look for gingersnap cookies in the cookie section of your favorite grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
179.8
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
36.3mg
12%
Sodium
160.8mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
18.4g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
2.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0.10%
0%
Calcium
2.90%
3%
Iron
3.90%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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