Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup peanut butter
2
tablespoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1/2
cup chopped honey-roasted peanuts

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugar, butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Add milk, vanilla and egg; beat until well blended. Add flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Spread in pan.
  • 2 Bake 19 to 24 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3 Using metal spatula, spread softened chips to frost bars. Sprinkle with peanuts. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Try using your other favorite chips, such as dark or milk chocolate.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
9g
9%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.