Cinnamon-Mocha Fudge Bars

Indulge in a fudgy bar that's reminiscent of Mexican coffee complete with cinnamon.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

Bars

1
teaspoon instant coffee granules or crystals
2
tablespoons hot water
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
egg

Frosting

2
teaspoons instant coffee granules or crystals
1/4
cup hot water
3
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
cup butter, softened
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, dissolve 1 teaspoon instant coffee in 2 tablespoons hot water. Add remaining Bar ingredients; stir until soft dough forms. Spread in pan. Bake 15 minutes; cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, dissolve 2 teaspoons instant coffee in 1/4 cup hot water. Add remaining Frosting ingredients; stir until smooth. Spread over bars. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Line the baking pan with foil for easier cutting and quick cleanup.

Not a coffee lover? Skip the instant coffee but use the hot water ingredients. You'll still have a delicious chocolate bar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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.