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Candy-Crunch Peanut Butter Bars

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  • Yields: 48 bars
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Chill: 1 hr

Candy-Crunch Peanut Butter Bars

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan; set aside. In a food processor combine peanut butter cookies and salt. Cover and process until fine crumbs form. Add the melted butter. Process with several on/off turns just until combined. Press mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  2. In a large bowl beat powdered sugar, the 1-1/3 cups peanut butter, and the softened butter with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until smooth. Stir in finely crushed burnt peanuts. Drop mixture by spoonfuls over crust; carefully spread to an even layer.
  3. In a heavy small saucepan melt chocolate and the 1/2 cup peanut butter over low heat, stirring occasionally. Spread evenly over bars. Sprinkle with coarsely crushed burnt peanuts. Cover; chill about 1 hour or until set. Using the edges of the foil, lift block of bars out of the pan. Place on a cutting board; cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator.

From the Test Kitchen

To Store:

Layer bars between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (Candy-Crunch Peanut Butter Bars)

    Per serving:
  • 166 kcal cal.,
  • 12 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 4 g monounsatured fat),
  • 10 mg chol.,
  • 108 mg sodium,
  • 15 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 3 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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