Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

Enjoy the crunch in these chocolate and peanut bars made with Gold Medal® whole wheat flour.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

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
  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.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip
Try using your other favorite chips, such as dark or milk chocolate.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.