Chocolate Fruit Bars

Chocolate Fruit Bars

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 20  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories240
Calories from Fat120
Total Fat13 g20% DV
Saturated Fat7 g35% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol25 mg8% DV
Sodium120 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates28 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars23 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron6% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories240
Calories from Fat120
Total Fat13 g20% DV
Saturated Fat7 g35% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol25 mg8% DV
Sodium120 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates28 g9% DV
Dietary Fiber1.0 g4% DV
Sugars23 g
Protein4 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg6% DV
Iron6% DV
  • 2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (about 60 wafers, crushed)
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine cold
  • 1 cup REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips
  • 1/2 cup candied green cherries , halved
  • 1/2 cup candied red cherries , halved
  • 1/2 cup dates chopped
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (14 oz.)
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans coarsely

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2. Stir together crumbs, cocoa and sugar in large bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Press evenly on bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  • 3. Sprinkle peanut butter chips, cherries and dates over crust. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over fruit. Sprinkle pecans on top; press down lightly.
  • 4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges of filling are lightly browned and center is bubbly. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cover with foil; let stand at room temperature 6 to 8 hours. Cut into bars. Store covered at room temperature. Makes about 24 bars.
Ingredients sitting on a table

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