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Mega-Bucks Shortbread

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36

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Ingredients

3/4
cup butter, softened
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup chopped dry-roasted macadamia nuts
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
bag (12 oz) white vanilla baking chips (2 cups)
4
oz dried pineapple, finely chopped (3/4 cup)
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
tablespoon butter
1/4
cup whipping cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, beat 3/4 cup softened butter and the brown sugar until creamy. Add flour and salt; mix until soft dough forms. Stir in nuts. Press in ungreased 9-inch square pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave sweetened condensed milk and vanilla baking chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips are completely melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in dried pineapple. Pour over shortbread in pan. Refrigerate about 1 1/2 hours or until set.
  • 3
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon butter and the whipping cream uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips are completely melted. Spread over pineapple layer. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until set. For 36 bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • To cut bars easily, line bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Make bars as directed. Use foil to lift bars from pan, then pull foil from sides of bars before cutting.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
100mg
4%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
20g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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