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Gluten-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Bars

Enjoy these delicious, creamy peanut butter bars made with gluten free chocolate chip cookie mix from Betty Crocker!

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

Cookie Base and Topping

1
box (19 oz) Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix
1/3
cup butter, softened
1/3
cup peanut butter
1
egg

Filling

1 1/4
cups semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup butter
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
2/3
cup peanut butter
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1/2
cup whipping cream

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie base and topping ingredients until soft dough forms. Make 6 cookies by dropping rounded teaspoonfuls of dough onto ungreased cookie sheet; flatten slightly.
  • 2 Press remaining dough in pan. Bake cookies and base 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Reserve cookies for topping.
  • 3 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/4 cup butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and stirred smooth. Spread evenly over bars. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 2/3 cup peanut butter, the powdered sugar and whipping cream with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat on high speed about 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Spread over chocolate layer.
  • 5 Crush reserved cookies; sprinkle over cream cheese layer. Press in lightly. Refrigerate until set, at least 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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