Crème Brûlée Squares

Looking for dessert bars using Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix? Then check out this recipe based on the classic crème brûlée dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 5 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
5
egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1 1/4
cup heavy whipping cream
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and 1 egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  • 3 Reduce oven temperature to 300°F. In large bowl, beat egg yolks and sugar with wire whisk until well blended; gradually beat in whipping cream and vanilla. Pour over crust. Bake 45 to 50 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate at least 3 hours before serving.
  • 4 Set oven control to broil. Sprinkle top of bar with brown sugar. Broil with top about 5 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes or until top is brown and sugar is melted. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

"This recipe is a spin-off of the classic crème brûlée dessert. The bars can also be topped with various berries (blueberries, strawberries or raspberries) before serving." Kathy Nasano

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
95mg
95%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.