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Cashew-Fudge Bars

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 36
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Try this cashew bar recipe made with Pillsbury* Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Created Aug 18, 2010
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  • 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) cashew halves
  • 1 pkg Pillsbury* Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) old fashioned oats (large flake)
  • 1 can (300 mL) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 1 bag (350 g) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF (325ºF for dark pan). Chop 1 cup of the cashew halves. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir in chopped cashews and oats. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press dough evenly to form crust. Bake 12 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 1 1/2-quart saucepan, cook condensed milk and chocolate chips over low heat about 6 minutes, stirring constantly, until chips are melted and smooth. Stir in vanilla.
  • 3
    Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over crust. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cashews; press gently into chocolate.
  • 4
    Return to oven; bake 18 to 23 minutes longer or until edges and centre begin to crack. Cool completely on wire rack, about 1 hour. Cut into bars.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Kitchen Tip: For gift-giving, pack tiny squares of these not-quite-candy bars in holiday candy/cookie boxes (available where cake and candy-making supplies are sold). Wrap each box with a pretty ribbon before presenting as a gift.

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