Fabulous Fruit Bars (Cookie Mix)

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Mom2Rose

Source: Betty Crocker NOTE: Cookie mix used is 2 pouches (1 lb 1.5 oz each) of Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix

Top Review by bbsanders

I LOVE THIS RECIPE!!! I think it is one of the most versatile desert recipes I've found! I've used it a dozen times and I have used apricot, apple, strawberry, peach, blueberry, blackberry and even a sweetened cream cheese dropped in to make it in several different ways. My next plan is to make it with a pumpkin pie mix for a holiday flair. I usually leave the frosting off and it works just as well without the frosting drizzled on it. Another variation is to put it in a normal cake pan (makes it thicker and more cake-like) and serve it as a desert cake rather than as bars. A little vanilla ice cream or whipped cream and its a huge hit!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  3. In large bowl, stir base ingredients until soft dough forms.
  4. Press half of dough in bottom of pan.
  5. Spread pie filling over dough.
  6. Drop remaining dough by teaspoonfuls over filling.
  7. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Cool 10 minutes.
  9. In small bowl, stir glaze ingredients until smooth.
  10. If necessary, add additional milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until thin enough to drizzle.
  11. Drizzle glaze over warm bars.
  12. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  13. Store covered at room temperature.

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