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Pistachio, Cranberry and Ginger Cookie Bars

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 24
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We transformed Betty Crocker Sugar Cookies into delightful, nutty, fruity snack bars by baking pistachios, dried cranberries and cinnamon right on top.

Inspired Taste Recipe by Inspired Taste
November 5, 2012

Ingredients

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1/4
cup chopped shelled pistachios
1/4
cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup chopped crystallized ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon sugar

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick pans).
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir together cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir together pistachios, cranberries, ginger, cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle over dough.
  • 4 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Try using a different cookie mix. Oatmeal or gingerbread cookie mix would work well.

Drizzle cookie bars with melted white chocolate.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
56.3
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Cholesterol
17.9mg
6%
Sodium
5.8mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
3.5g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
0.6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0.10%
0%
Calcium
0.40%
0%
Iron
0.60%
1%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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