Peanut-Buttery Fudge Bars

Peanut-Buttery Fudge Bars

Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! It's a cookie and a candy bar all wrapped up into one yummy bar.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

bars

Cookie Base
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5oz) Betty Crocker® peanut butter cookie mix
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1
egg
Topping
1
cup hot fudge topping
1
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
2
bars (2.1 oz each) chocolate-covered crispy peanut-buttery candy, unwrapped, finely crushed
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, oil, water and egg until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  2. Spread hot fudge topping over cooled cookie base. In large bowl, combine frosting and peanut butter until well mixed. Add whipped topping and candy; gently fold until well blended. Spoon mixture over hot fudge topping then carefully spread to evenly cover. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 24 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Make these candy-like fudge bars up to 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 25g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.