Mom’s Favorite Candy Bars

Looking for chocolate dessert using Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix? Then check out this candy bar recipe.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 15 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter
1/4
cup light corn syrup
3/4
cup chunky peanut butter
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ oatmeal cookie mix
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
cup butterscotch chips
1
cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 2 quart saucepan melt butter, corn syrup and 1/4 cup of the peanut butter over medium heat stirring frequently until melted. Stir in cookie mix until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of prepared pan.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 13 minutes, or until edges begin to brown. Cool completely, about 45 minutes.
  • 4 In medium microwavable bowl, mix chocolate chips, butterscotch chips and remaining 1/2 cup peanut butter. Microwave uncovered on High for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until melted. Stir in peanuts. Spread evenly over cookie bars. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chocolate is set. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

"This recipe was inspired by our love for Baby Ruth® candy bars. Betty Crocker’s Oatmeal Cookie Mix makes it so easy, I can whip these up in only a few minutes." Rita Bowen

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
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; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.