Brandy Creme Brulee Dessert

1 cup Gold Medal all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
5 egg yolks
1/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cups whipping (heavy) cream
1 tbsp plus 1 tsp brandy or 1 1/2 tsp brandy extract
1/3 cup sugar

1. Heat oven to 350 F. Mix flour, 1/2 cup sugar and the
butter with spoon. Press on bottom and 1/2 inch up sides
of ungreased square pan, 9X9X2 inches. Bake 20 minutes.

2. Reduce oven temperature to 300 F. Beat egg yolks and
1/4 cup sugar in small bowl with spoon until thick.
Gradually stir in whipping cream and brandy. Pour over
baked layer.

3. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until custard is set and knife
inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about
1 hour. To serve, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Place on
dessert plates.

4. Heat 1/3 cup sugar in heavy 1-quart saucepan over medium
heat until sugar begins to melt. Stir until sugar is
completely dissolved and caramel colored. Cool slightly until
caramel has thickened slightly. Drizzle hot caramel over each
serving. (If caramel begins to harden, return to medium heat
and stir until thin enough to drizzle.) Store dessert covered
in refrigerator.

Makes 12 servings

For bite size dessert bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving:
Calories 280, (Calories from Fat 150), Fat 18g (Saturated 10g),
Cholesterol 135 mg, Sodium 65mg, Carbohydrate 27g,
(Dietary Fiber 0g) Protein 3 g

Diet Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Fruit, 3 Fat

This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.