Fruit and Chocolate Dream Bars

Fruit and Chocolate Dream Bars

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
20 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
30 bars (2 1/2 dozen)

Fruit and Chocolate Dream Bars are an easy dessert recipe that will make a splash at your next pot luck!

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • TOPPING
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup raspberry or strawberry jam
  • 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease 9-inch-square baking pan.

FOR CRUST:
COMBINE flour and granulated sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of prepared baking pan.

BAKE for 18 to 22 minutes or until set but not brown.

FOR TOPPING:
COMBINE flour, nuts and brown sugar in small bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

SPREAD jam over hot crust. Sprinkle with morsels and Topping.

BAKE for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/30 bars (2 1/2 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 180
  • Calories from Fat 90

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 10g 15%
  • Saturated Fat 5g 27%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 5%
  • Sodium 40mg 2%
  • Carbohydrates 22g 7%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 15g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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