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Gingersnap Bars

Gingersnap Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 36
These easy cream cheese-filled bars with crushed gingersnap cookies make the ultimate bar.
Updated April 28, 2021
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Ready to Bake!™ Sugar Cookie Dough (24 Count)
  • 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 20 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
125mg
5%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
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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