Mochachino Dessert Bars with White Mocha Drizzle

Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! Need a wow dessert that's quick and easy? Serve this rich-and-saucy, coffee-chocolate dessert.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup vegetable oil
3
tablespoons strong brewed coffee (room temperature)
1
egg
1/2
cup plus 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
1/2
cup flaked coconut, toasted
1/2
cup heavy whipping cream
3
oz white chocolate baking squares, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square baking pan with foil. Spray bottom and sides of foil-lined pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, 2 tablespoons of the coffee, egg, 1/2 cup of the macadamia nuts and coconut until soft dough forms. Spread dough in bottom of pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or just until set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave whipping cream, white chocolate and remaining 1 tablespoon coffee uncovered on High about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
  • 4 To serve, remove bars from pan by lifting foil; cut into 5 rows by 4 rows. Place each bar on an individual dessert plate. Spoon warm drizzle over the top of each bar. Sprinkle with remaining macadamia nuts. Serve immediately. Store bars tightly covered at room temperature. Store drizzle covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Use the premium or premier white chocolate baking bars found next to other chocolate in the baking aisle rather than the white candy coating.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.