24 Karat Cookie Bars

My friend Helen entered a recipe in the Pillsbury Bake-off.  She's made it into the semi-finalist round (60 entries), and now votes are being tabulated to enter into the next phase of the contest.  Try these out, or just read the recipe...looks and sounds delicious.  Then...visit this link Pillsbury BakeOff Voting, and vote for Helen!  Here's the recipe:

24 Karat Cookie Bars

24 Karat Cookie Bars
Prep Time
Total Time
24 servings
package Pillsbury® Ready to Bake!™ refrigerated sugar cookies
bag (11.8 oz) Green Giant® Seasoned Steamers™ frozen honey Dijon carrots
teaspoons ground cinnamon
cup Pillsbury BEST® Self-Rising Flour
cup Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Coconut Pecan Frosting
tablespoons coarse white sparkling sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Arrange cookie dough rounds evenly in ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from oven; cool 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, microwave frozen carrots as directed on bag. Cool 5 minutes. In large food processor bowl, place cooked carrots. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions until finely chopped, scraping sides occasionally. Add cinnamon, eggs, flour and frosting. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions until mixture is blended.
  3. Pour mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until top looks dry and center springs back when lightly touched.
  4. Remove from oven; sprinkle with sugar. Let stand 5 minutes. Run knife around edges of pan to loosen; cut into bars. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. Serve at room temperature. Store covered in refrigerator.
Nutrition Information:
1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 115mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    1 comment:

    Vee said...

    They sound unique! I visited...I'd have voted if I could have found Helen.

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