Enjoy this distinctive dessert - vanilla bar cookies topped with caramel-pecan filling and a rich chocolate glaze.
Sponsor recipe courtesy of Pillsbury.com
Save Recipe Print
Candy Bar Cookies
Yield:
40 Servings
Yield:
40 Servings

Ingredients

Base

Directions

In large bowl, combine all base ingredients except flour; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Add flour; mix well. If necessary, cover dough with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.

Heat oven to 325°F. On well-floured surface, roll out half of dough at a time into 10x8-inch rectangle. With pastry wheel or knife, cut into 2-inch squares. Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 325°F. for 10 to 13 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheets; place on wire racks. Cool 15 minutes or until completely cooled.

In medium saucepan, combine caramels, 3 tablespoons whipping cream and 3 tablespoons margarine; cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in 3/4 cup powdered sugar and chopped pecans. (Add additional whipping cream a few drops at a time, if needed for desired spreading consistency.) Spread 1 teaspoon warm filling on each cookie square.

In small saucepan, combine chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon whipping cream and 2 teaspoons margarine. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate chips are melted and mixture is smooth. REMOVE FROM HEAT. Stir in 3 tablespoons powdered sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread glaze evenly over caramel filling on each cookie. Top each with pecan half.

Bake-Off® Contest 13, 1961

Alice Reese

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Categories:

Our Best Thanksgiving Videos 15 Videos

Get the recipe

Sticky Pecan Pull-Apart Bread 00:37

This simple dessert is a crowd pleaser that only uses a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Fruitcake Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Peanut Butter Bars with Salted Chocolate Ganache

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Sweet Dreams Chocolate Fudge Candy

Recipe courtesy of Max Brenner

Sugar Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Crispy Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Chocolate Chip Candy-Bar Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Saptosa Foster

Browse Reviews By Keyword