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Layered Peanut Butter Bars

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36
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Layers of rich peanut butter cookie, peanut butter filling and chocolate frosting beg to be indulged in.

Ingredients

Cookie Base

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1
egg

Filling

1/2
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup creamy peanut butter
2
cups powdered sugar
2
teaspoons milk

Frosting

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup butter

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir all Cookie Base ingredients until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan using floured fingers. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat all Filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread mixture evenly over cookie base.
  • 4 In microwavable bowl, microwave all Frosting ingredients on High 30 seconds; stir until smooth. Cool 10 minutes; spread over filling. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

If you like the crunch of peanuts, use crunchy peanut butter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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