I have often confessed my love for bar cookies to you. They are easy to make, easy to transport, easy to serve at a party or potluck, easy to give as gifts and certainly easy to eat. We all love easy – right?
Well today I have the most delicious recipe for you that combines all of those easy things into one sweet treat. These Caramel Cashew Bar Cookies start with a cookie crust made with only 3 ingredients – cake mix, butter and an egg. Then topped with mini marshmallows and melted caramel with cashews mixed in.
With Labor Day right around the corner, you are sure to be the hit of the cook out when you share these bar cookies. These little gems are truly the best cookie I have tried in awhile.
The original recipe started with a shortbread cookie crust, but to simplify the recipe and also make them a little softer, I decided to make the cookie crust like I used on the Peanut Butter Cup Bar Cookies.
After baking the crust, you will need cashews, mini marshmallows, caramels and whipping cream. I found all the simple ingredients at Walmart. Cashews can be pricey, but the Great Value brand at Walmart are just over $5 for the container.
Perfect for your Labor Day celebration! Wouldn’t you say?