Espresso Bars

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READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 15 bars
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve espresso powder in water; set aside.
  • In mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs, espresso mixture and vanilla; beat just until blended.
  • Sift together flour and cocoa; stir.
  • Spread batter in greased 9-inch square baking pan.
  • Bake in 350°F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until tester comes out clean (don't over bake) Let cool.
  • FROSTING: With electric mixer, beat together cream cheese, butter, espresso powder and vanilla until smooth.
  • Gradually beat in enough icing sugar to give spreading consistency.
  • Spread over cooled base.
  • Dust top lightly with cocoa through a small sieve.
  • (May be wrapped airtight and stored up to 1 day or frozen).
  • Cut into bars.
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