Gluten-Free Holiday Layer Bars

Dress up your holiday cookie tray with colorful gluten free bars!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1
cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz)
1 1/4
cups flaked coconut
1/2
cup chopped red or green candied cherries
3/4
cup chopped cashews
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom of 13x9-inch pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2 Sprinkle baking chips, coconut, cherries and cashews evenly over partially baked crust. Pour condensed milk evenly over mixture.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 35 minutes longer or until light golden brown, covering edges with strips of foil if necessary to prevent excessive browning. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

Expert Tips

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Super-rich bars can be cut into mini squares and placed in decorative paper liners for serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
0%;
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 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.