Heavenly Cappuccino Praline Bars

Heavenly Cappuccino Praline Bars

Cappuccino lovers, here's a sweet way to get your java. Rich layered bar cookies are super easy!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

32

bars

Crust
1
teaspoon instant espresso coffee granules
2
teaspoons very hot water
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup sugar
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup toffee bits (not chocolate covered)
Filling
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee granules
1
tablespoon very hot water
2/3
cup sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
cup sugar
3
eggs
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray; lightly flour. In small bowl, dissolve 1 teaspoon espresso in 2 teaspoons hot water. Add butter and 3/4 cup sugar; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. On low speed, beat in 1 1/4 cups flour until blended. Press in pan.
  2. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the toffee bits evenly over crust; press in slightly. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  3. In medium bowl, dissolve 1 tablespoon espresso in 1 tablespoon hot water. Add milk, 1 cup sugar and the eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Stir in 2 tablespoons flour, the baking powder and salt. Pour over hot crust; spread evenly.
  4. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until set. Immediately sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup toffee bits. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Can't find espresso granules? Just use your favorite instant coffee granules.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 80mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.