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Peanut Butter-Fudge Bars

Peanut Butter-Fudge Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36

Honorable Mention - Contest Recipe 2009! Two favorite cookie doughs bake side by side in a delicious bar frosted with an indulgent topping. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookie Base

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ double chocolate chunk cookie mix
1/4
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons milk
1
egg
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon milk
1
egg

Topping

1
cup milk chocolate chips (6 oz)
1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons peanut butter
2
to 3 tablespoons milk
1/2
cup coarsely chopped honey-roasted peanuts

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir double chocolate chunk cookie mix, 1/4 cup oil, 2 tablespoons milk and 1 egg until soft dough forms. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls evenly over bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2
    In same large bowl, stir peanut butter cookie mix, 3 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon milk and 1 egg until soft dough forms. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls over chocolate dough in pan. Swirl doughs together slightly, using metal spatula; spread and press evenly in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 25 to 27 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Remove from oven; sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips. Let stand 2 minutes.
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir powdered sugar, peanut butter and enough of the 2 to 3 tablespoons milk until frosting is smooth and spreadable. Spoon frosting over chocolate chips; lightly swirl chocolate and frosting together. Sprinkle with peanuts; press lightly into topping. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • You can freeze these bars tightly covered for up to two months.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
85mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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