Chocolate Chip Fruitcake Bars

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 50 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 40 min
  • Yield: 24 bars
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1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies

1/2 cup diced mixed candied fruit

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam

Powdered sugar, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Break up 2/3 of cookie dough into pan. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust.
  2. Break up remaining 1/3 of dough into small bowl. Add candied fruit and flour; mix well. Spread jam over dough in pan. Sprinkle with candied fruit mixture; press lightly into jam.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Lightly dust with powdered sugar. Cut into bars.
  1. Line the pan with foil, allowing enough foil to make the bars easy to lift and transfer to a flat surface for cutting.
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