Recipes and Cooking Boston Cream Pie Bars 4.0 (1) 1 Review Fans of Boston cream pie will love these totable bar cookies. A shortbread cookie crust serves as the base for a creamy pudding filling and chocolate topping. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 4, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Carson Downing Prep Time: 20 mins Chill Time: 2 hrs 20 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 40 mins Servings: 32 Yield: 32 bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 10 ounce pkg. shortbread cookies 3 ½ cup powdered sugar ½ cup pecan pieces ⅔ cup butter, melted ½ cup butter, softened 1 4-serving-size pkg. vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix ¾ cup heavy cream 8 ounce bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 tablespoon shortening Directions Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges. For crust, place cookies in a food processor; process until chopped. Add 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar and the pecans; process until fine. Add melted butter; process until combined. Press mixture evenly in bottom of pan. Chill 20 minutes. For filling, in a large bowl beat softened butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add pudding mix and cream; beat until smooth. Gradually beat in the remaining 3 cups powdered sugar. Beat on medium to high 1 to 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Carefully spread filling over crust. For topping, in a medium bowl combine chocolate and shortening. Microwave 1 minute or until nearly melted, stirring once. Stir until smooth. Spread over filling. Cover and chill 2 hours or until firm. Use foil to lift out uncut bars. Cut into bars. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 244 Calories 16g Fat 26g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 32 Calories 244 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 28mg 9% Sodium 135mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 26g 9% Total Sugars 20g Protein 1g Vitamin C 0.1mg 1% Calcium 11mg 1% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 52mg 1% Folate, total 0.8mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.