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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 12

One of our favorite cakes turns into easy-to-eat bars. Don’t skimp on the cream cheese frosting! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
package Pillsbury™ Big Deluxe™ refrigerated oatmeal raisin cookies
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups finely shredded carrots
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon, if desired
1
egg
3/4
cup chopped walnuts
1 1/2
cups cream cheese frosting

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line 8-inch square pan with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Remove cookie dough from package; let stand at room temperature about 5 minutes.
  • 3
    In large bowl of stand mixer with paddle attachment, break up cookie dough. Add cream cheese; beat on low speed until blended. Add carrots, cinnamon and egg; stir to combine. Fold in walnuts. Spoon mixture into pan; spread evenly.
  • 4
    Bake 27 to 29 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Do not overbake or bars will become dry. Remove from oven; cool in pan on cooling rack about 45 minutes.
  • 5
    Spread cream cheese frosting over cooled bars. Cut into 4 rows by 3 rows or 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • It’s very important that both the cream cheese and the cookie dough to be at room temperature. I suggest the cream cheese to be left out at least 30 minutes before using it.
  • For a festive look, add some colorful candy sprinkles to the top of the bars.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
36%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
37g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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