Irish Cream-Coffee Bars
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Honorable Mention - Contest Recipe 2009! Special occasion? Make deliciously decadent bars with liqueur, coffee and a foolproof sugar cookie mix.

Irish Cream-Coffee Bars

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Servings: 25
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 35 mins
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    • 1   
      Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix (1 pound 1.5 ounces)
    • 1/2  cup 
      chopped pecans
    • 1/2  cup 
      cold butter
    • 1   
    • 1   can 
      sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated; 14 ounces)
    • 2   tablespoons 
      Irish cream liqueur
    • 1   teaspoon 
      instant coffee granules or crystals
    • 1   cup 
      whipped cream
    • 3   tablespoons 
      packed brown sugar
    • 1   tablespoon 
      Irish cream liqueur
    • 1   teaspoon 
    • 1/8  teaspoon 
      ground cinnamon
    • 25   
      cinnamon sticks (2 inch)
    Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray bottom and sides of 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, place cookie mix and pecans. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. With fork, stir in egg. Press half of cookie mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Reserve remaining cookie mixture.
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir milk, 2 tablespoons liqueur and the coffee granules until well blended. Pour evenly over warm crust. Sprinkle reserved cookie mixture over top. Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until golden brown. Cool 30 minutes at room temperature. Refrigerate 1 hour to cool completely. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting into bars (5 rows by 5 rows). Store bars covered at room temperature.
    Just before serving, in small bowl, beat whipping cream, brown sugar, 1 tablespoon liqueur and the vanilla with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Top each bar with dollop of whipped cream; sprinkle with ground cinnamon. Insert cinnamon stick into each dollop of whipped cream.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 230, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 35, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 26, Trans fatty acid (g) 1, sugar (g) 19, pro. (g) 2, vit. A (IU) 292, sodium (mg) 110, calcium (mg) 61, iron (mg) 0, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 1, Fat () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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