Peanut Butter Chocolate Jumble Bars

Whip up a batch of peanut butter, oat and chocolate chip bars in just 15 minutes. They're warm-from-the-oven delicious!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
pouch Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
1
cup quick-cooking oats
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup honey roasted peanuts

  • 1 Make cookie dough by blending cookie mix, butter, egg and oats until soft dough forms. Reserve 1-cup cookie mixture for topping. Press remaining dough in bottom of ungreased 9-inch square pan.
  • 2 Microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until melted. Stir in whipping cream until blended. Spread chocolate mixture evenly over crust. Top with reserved cookie mixture. Sprinkle with peanuts.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F 25 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown and center is soft. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

Expert Tips

To cut bars easily, line bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with foil, leaving foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Use foil to lift bars from pan, and pull foil from sides of bars before cutting.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 bar
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.