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Quick and Chewy Crescent Bars

Quick and Chewy Crescent Bars
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 48
Looking for a dessert made with Pillsbury™ crescent dinner rolls? Then check out these chewy coconut and pecan bars – a yummy treat.
Updated December 2, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 23, 1972
Bake-Off® Contest 23, 1972
Isabelle Collins
Ramona, California

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count) or 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Dough Sheet
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, coconut, brown sugar and pecans. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through mixture in opposite directions), until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Set aside.
  • 2
    If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan; gently press dough to cover bottom of pan. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 2 long rectangles. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan; gently press dough to cover bottom of pan.
  • 3
    Pour condensed milk evenly over dough to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle coconut mixture over condensed milk; press in lightly.
  • 4
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
60mg
2%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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