Jewels and Stars Bars

Jewels and Stars Bars

"How'd you do that?" Gumdrops and cookie cutters are the decorating secrets.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:55

Hr:Mins

Makes

32

bars

1
bag (10 oz) white vanilla baking chips (1 2/3 cups)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
eggs
1
container (16 oz) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
Edible glitter, if desired
About 1/2 cup assorted small gumdrops
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening; lightly flour.
  2. In heavy 2-quart saucepan, heat baking chips and butter over low heat, stirring frequently, just until melted (mixture may appear curdled). Remove from heat; cool. Stir in flour, sugar, vanilla, salt and eggs. Pour into pan.
  3. Bake 24 to 27 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely on wire rack, about 1 hour.
  4. Spread with frosting; sprinkle with glitter. Flatten some gumdrops with bottom of glass, and cut with star-shaped cutter. Place gumdrop stars and regular gumdrops (jewels) on frosting. 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
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If gumdrops stick to glass, grease bottom of glass and dip in sugar.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 20g),
  • Protein 2g;
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;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.