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Home > Recipes > Chocolate Chip Fruit and Nut Bars

Chocolate Chip Fruit and Nut Bars Recipe

Chocolate Chip Fruit and Nut Bars
  • Intermediate

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Intermediate

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size:
Servings per Recipe:

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped nuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • VANILLA BUTTER FILLING (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 cup chopped candied red or green maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

2. Beat butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in large bowl until creamy. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Spread evenly in prepared pan.

3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned; remove from oven. Do not turn oven off. Cool crust about 5 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, prepare VANILLA BUTTER FILLING; spread evenly over crust. Sprinkle cherries, apricots, raisins, chocolate chips and nuts over top. Return to oven. Bake 15 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Makes 24 to 36 bars.

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VANILLA BUTTER FILLING

2 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons milk

1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

Beat sugar, milk, butter, egg and vanilla in small bowl until smooth. Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat until well blended. About 2/3 cup filling.

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