Gluten-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Layer Bars

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!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

32

bars

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
  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.
Makes 32 bars
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 130mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.