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Holiday Caramel Layer Bars

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 16

Make holiday bars with caramel, pretzels and a sugar cookie crust for a sweet twist on a classic. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup caramel topping
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4
cup coarsely crushed pretzels
1
cup flaked coconut
1/2
cup dried cranberries
4
oz white baking bar, coarsely chopped

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over 2 sides of pan; spray with cooking spray. Place cookie dough in pan; evenly press in pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until puffed and edges are golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together caramel topping and flour. Pour over crust in pan; carefully spread evenly.
  • 3
    Top evenly with 1/2 cup of the pretzels, the coconut, cranberries, baking bar and remaining 1/4 cup pretzels. Firmly press toppings into caramel layer.
  • 4
    Bake 24 to 28 minutes or until bar edges are golden brown. Cool 1 hour. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until set. Remove from pan by overhanging edges before cutting. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies for the sugar cookies.
  • Substitute 1/2 cup white vanilla baking chips for the white baking bar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
25g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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