Traditional Brownie Goody Bars

Everything that's irresistible about a good candy bar just got rolled into one recipe. What's your favorite part? The brownies on the bottom? The frosting and peanuts in the middle? Or the crunchy cereal on the top?

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
3/4
cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
3
cups crisp rice cereal
1
cup creamy peanut butter
1
bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray or shortening. (For easier cutting, line pan with foil, then grease foil on bottom only of pan.)
  • 2 Make and bake brownies as directed on box. Cool completely.
  • 3 Frost brownies with frosting. Sprinkle with peanuts; refrigerate while making cereal mixture.
  • 4 Measure cereal into large bowl; set aside. In 1-quart saucepan, melt peanut butter and chocolate chips over low heat, stirring constantly. Pour over cereal in bowl, stirring until evenly coated. Spread over frosted brownies. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set before cutting. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered at room temperature or in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.