Best Bar Cookie. These gooey bars are as rich as anything you'll find in a bakery. They are a welcome treat in a lunch box, as a weeknight dessert, or any time you need a sweet treat. --Recipe by Kathleen Kanen (January/February 2005)

Kathleen Kanen
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2007

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Yield:
20 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Coat bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan with cooking spray.

  • Combine coffee granules and 1/4 cup hot water, stirring until the coffee granules dissolve.

  • Combine butter and semisweet chocolate chips in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH for 1 minute or until butter melts; stir until chocolate is smooth.

  • Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour, sugar, unsweetened cocoa, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Combine coffee mixture, butter mixture, vanilla extract, and eggs in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add coffee mixture to flour mixture; stir just until combined. Spread evenly into prepared pan. Sprinkle evenly with toffee chips. Bake at 350° for 22 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

145 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 4.8g; saturated fat 2.4g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 2.2g; carbohydrates 24.9g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 30mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 121mg; calcium 23mg.