Fig-Walnut Gingerbread Bars

Fig-Walnut Gingerbread Bars

Serve your guests with these fig-walnut gingerbread bars that are made using Betty Crocker® cookie mix – a tasty holiday dessert.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® gingerbread cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1
jar (11.5 oz) fig preserves
1/2
cup chopped dried Calimyrna figs
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2
cup chopped walnuts, toasted
Powdered sugar, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square pan with foil, leaving foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Reserve 2/3 cup dough. Press remaining dough in bottom of pan. Bake 15 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, mix preserves, chopped figs and brown sugar. Spread over partially baked cookie crust. Stir walnuts into reserved dough; crumble over filling.
  4. Bake 30 to 32 minutes or until golden. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 2 hours. Use foil to lift out of pan. Cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Sprinkle bars with powdered sugar.
Makes 16 servings (1 bar)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Flavor Tip
Gingerbread cookie mix brings a wonderful holiday spice flavor to these gooey fig bars.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 275
    • Total Fat 11g
      • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
    • Sodium 269mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 41g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 3g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.