Candy Bar Cookies Recipe

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Candy Bar Cookies

Jamallah Bergman

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@pmyodb1

Try this quick bar variation using a press in the pan crust if you like.


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Serves:

48 bars

Ingredients

BASE

3/4 c
powdered sugar
3/4 c
margarine or butter,softened
2 Tbsp
whipping cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour

FILLING

28
caramels, unwrapped
1/4 c
whipping cream
1/4 c
margarine or butter
1 c
powdered sugar
1 c
chopped pecans

GLAZE

1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbsp
whipping cream
1 Tbsp
margarine or buter
1/4 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
48
pecan halves (2/3 cup), if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl, combine all base ingredients except flour; blend well. Stir in flour; mix well. If necessary, refrigerate dough for easier handling.
2
Heat oven to 325. On well floured surface, roll half of dough to 12x8 inch rectangle. Using pastry wheel or knife,cut into 2 inch squares. Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 325 for 12 to 16 minutes or until set. Cool on wire racks. Repeat with remaining dough.
3
In medium saucepan, combine caramels, 1/4 cup whipping cream and 1/4 cup margarine; cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup powdered sugar and chopped pecans. (Add additional whipping cream a few drops at a time, if needed for desired spreading consistency.) Spread 1 tsp of warm filling on each cookie square.
4
In small saucepan, combine chocolate chips,2 tbsp whipping cream and 1 tbsp margarine; cook over low heat, stirring frequently,until chocolate chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1 tsp vanilla. Spread glaze over caramel filling. Top each cookie with pecan half.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy