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Hot Chocolate Bars

hot chocolate bars Dessert
Hot Chocolate Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 24

Craving hot cocoa in cookie bar form? Us, too! That's why we love these Hot Chocolate Layer Bars, which come together with just five ingredients and 20 minutes' prep. Start with a layer of Pillsbury™ chocolate chip cookie dough with cocoa powder, top with a rich chocolate ganache and mini marshmallows, and dig into a decadent cookie bar that tastes even better when served with—what else?—hot chocolate. MORE+ LESS-

Updated July 16, 2019
Pillsbury Cookie Dough
Make with
Pillsbury Cookie Dough

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (from 12-oz package)
1/4
cup heavy whipping cream
1
cup miniature marshmallows

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square pan with foil, extending over edges.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, break up cookie dough. Add baking cocoa; mix with spoon, or knead with hands until well blended (dough will be stiff). Press evenly in bottom of pan.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are set (do not overbake). Cool completely on cooling rack, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In medium microwaveable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and whipping cream uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring after 30 seconds; stir until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over cooled cookie base. Sprinkle with miniature marshmallows, slightly pressing into chocolate.
  • 5
    Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows; cut each bar in half diagonally for a total of 24 triangular bars. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Line the pan with foil to remove and cut bars more easily.
  • Use a sharp, clean knife to cut into bars.
  • Store bars covered in refrigerator up to 3 days.
  • Sprinkle crushed peppermint candies on top of bars after baking for a wintertime treat.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
45mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
13g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 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
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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