Mochachino Dessert Bars with White Mocha Drizzle Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

 

1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® double chocolate chunk cookie mix

1/4 cup vegetable oil

3 tablespoons strong brewed coffee (room temperature)

1 egg

1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted

1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

3 oz white chocolate baking squares, coarsely chopped

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square baking pan with foil. Spray bottom and sides of foil-lined pan with cooking spray.

 

2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, 2 tablespoons of the coffee, egg, 1/2 cup of the macadamia nuts and coconut until soft dough forms. Spread dough in bottom of pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or just until set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

 

3. In small microwavable bowl, microwave whipping cream, white chocolate and remaining 1 tablespoon coffee uncovered on High about 1 1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.

 

4. To serve, remove bars from pan by lifting foil; cut into 5 rows by 4 rows. Place each bar on an individual dessert plate. Spoon warm drizzle over the top of each bar. Sprinkle with remaining macadamia nuts. Serve immediately. Store bars tightly covered at room temperature. Store drizzle covered in refrigerator.

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Taken on March 9, 2010