Tropical Fruit Bars

Tropical Fruit Bars

Yellow cake mix makes an easy crust for vanilla baking chips, dried fruit, coconut and cashews. Yum!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

32

bars

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
1 1/2
cups white vanilla baking chips (from 12-oz bag)
1
bag (7 oz) dried tropical fruit mix, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
1
cup flaked coconut
1
cup cashew pieces, coarsely chopped
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.