Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookie Candy Bars

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookie Candy Bars

Enjoy these delicious peanut butter cookie candy bars made using Betty Crocker® Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix that are perfect for a dessert.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

2:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Cookie Base
1
box Betty Crocker® Gluten Free chocolate chip cookie mix
Butter, gluten-free vanilla and egg called for on cookie mix box
Filling
1/3
cup light corn syrup
3
tablespoons butter, softened
3
tablespoons peanut butter
1
tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons water
1 1/4
teaspoons gluten-free vanilla
Dash salt
3 1/2
cups gluten-free powdered sugar
Caramel Layer
1
bag (14 oz) caramels, unwrapped
2
tablespoons water
1 1/2
cups dry-roasted peanuts
Topping
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Make cookie dough as directed on box, using butter, vanilla and egg. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press dough evenly. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool about 30 minutes.
  2. In large bowl, beat all filling ingredients except powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy and smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until well blended (filling will be thick). Press filling over cookie base.
  3. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave caramels and 2 tablespoons water uncovered on High 2 to 4 minutes, stirring twice, until caramels are melted. Stir in peanuts. Spread evenly over filling. Refrigerate about 15 minutes or until caramel layer is firm.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once, until melted. Spread evenly over caramel layer. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chocolate is set. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.
Makes 36 bars
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Cooking Gluten Free?
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 42g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.