Chocolate-Topped Peanut Butter-Bacon Bars

Enjoy these delicious bars made using Betty Crocker® peanut butter cookie mix and bacon sprinkled with chocolate – perfect for a dessert.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
1/3
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1
egg
10
slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (about 3/4 cup)
1/2
cup chopped peanuts
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 9- or 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, oil, syrup and egg until soft dough forms. Reserve 1/4 cup bacon for garnish. Stir remaining bacon and peanuts into dough. Press evenly in pan.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 mintues or until golden brown. Remove from oven; sprinkle with chocolate chips. Return to oven; bake 1 minute. Immediately spread chocolate over bars. Sprinkle reserved 1/4 cup bacon over chocolate. Cool completely, about 1 hour or until chocolate is set.
  • 4 For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.