Yellow cake mix makes an easy crust for vanilla baking chips, dried fruit, coconut and cashews. Yum!
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
cup butter or margarine, melted
cups white vanilla baking chips (from 12-oz bag)
bag (7 oz) dried tropical fruit mix, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
cup flaked coconut
cup cashew pieces, coarsely chopped
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour.
In large bowl, stir cake mix, butter and egg until mixed. Press in bottom of pan. Sprinkle evenly with baking chips, dried fruit, coconut and cashews; lightly press topping. Pour milk evenly over top.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until edges and center are golden brown. Cool completely, about 2 hours. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Store covered.
The tropical fruit mix has dried mango, pineapple and papaya in it. You can use any dried fruit mixture.
These bars are rich and chewy but not messy. They are perfect to tote to a family picnic.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Bar
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 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 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.