Praline Bars

Praline Bars

Tags: Dessert/Sweets

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 50 min
  • Ready Time: 120 min
  • Yield: 15 Bars

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour

FILLING

  • 2 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup almond brickle chips
  • 1/4 cup Smucker's® Caramel Flavored Topping
  • OR Smucker's® Hot Caramel Flavored Topping

Preparation Directions

CRUST

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Mix butter, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour, mixing on low speed until blended. Press onto bottom of a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  • BAKE 20 to 23 minutes until lightly browned.

FILLING

  • MIX cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs; mix well. Stir in brickle chips. Pour over crust. Drop teaspoonfuls of caramel topping over cream cheese mixture. Gently run a knife through the batter to swirl the caramel topping.
  • BAKE 30 minutes. Cool in pan on wire rack. Refrigerate. Cut into bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 of 15 bars), Calories 350 (Calories from Fat 190), Total Fat 22g (Saturated Fat 12g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 85mg, Sodium 220mg, Total Carbohydrate 34g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 21g), Protein 5g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.