Peanutty Cream Bars

Whipping cream and peanut butter chips are the secrets in this fabulous bar cookie.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 35 min
  • Servings 25

1 1/4
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup cold butter or margarine
1
tablespoon hot water
3/4
cup whipping cream
1
bag (10 oz) peanut butter chips (1 2/3 cups)
1/2
cup dry-roasted peanuts

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix Bisquick mix and powdered sugar. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture is crumbly. Stir in hot water. In ungreased 8-inch or 9-inch square pan, press mixture firmly on bottom.
  • 2 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until set and golden brown around edges.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat whipping cream and peanut butter chips over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Pour over baked crust; spread evenly. Sprinkle with peanuts. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until set. For 25 bars, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.

Expert Tips

Drizzle these very nutty bars with melted semisweet chocolate for a decadent finish. Or cut bars into candy-size pieces, and place in paper candy cups for serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
140mg
140%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.