Peanut Crumble Bars

Looking for a distinctive baked dessert? Then check out these bars flavored with peanuts, oats and chocolate - a delicious treat.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

2
cups sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2/3
cup baking cocoa
1
cup quick-cooking oats
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
cup chopped salted peanuts
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3
eggs
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/2
cup peanut butter
1
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (if using dark or nonstick pan, heat oven to 325°F). Grease bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat sugar, butter, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, the flour, cocoa, oats and baking powder with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Stir in peanuts. In small bowl, reserve 1 1/2 cups oat mixture for topping. Press remaining oat mixture on bottom of pan to form crust.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese on medium speed until smooth. Add 3 eggs, the milk, peanut butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat on medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, until well mixed. Spoon peanut butter mixture over oat mixture in pan; spread evenly to edges of pan. Carefully crumble reserved oat mixture evenly over peanut butter layer.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 45 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 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.