44 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 14
  • 4 Rating Star 11
  • 2 Rating Star 8
  • 1 Rating Star 6
  • 3 Rating Star 5

These aren't your grandmother's peanut butter bars! They taste just like a gourmet peanut butter cup, with all the ease and convenience of a dessert square. Layered with crumbly cookie crust, peanut butter fudge, and topped with whipped chocolate mousse, this is the perfect peanut butter dessert guaranteed to be the talk of the night.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, allowing foil to extend over ends of pan; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together cookie crumbs, brown sugar, and salt. Add melted butter and vanilla; stir until mixture is evenly moist. Press cookie mixture firmly and evenly over bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until crust is firm. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

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  • In a large mixing bowl whisk together peanut butter, milk and pudding mixes until combined (mixture will be stiff). Fold in one-fourth of the whipped topping and the 1 cup peanuts. Spoon peanut butter mixture evenly over crust; spread evenly. Cover and chill for for at least 1 hour.

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  • In a microwave melt dipping chocolate according to package directions; transfer to a medium bowl. Fold together melted dipping chocolate and the remaining whipped topping until combined.

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  • Spread chocolate mixture evenly over the peanut butter layer. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or overnight. To serve, lift uncut squares from pan using foil. Cut into squares. If desired, garnish each serving with a peanut butter cup and/or peanuts.

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*Note:

Find dipping chocolate in the baking aisle of your supermarket.

Nutrition Facts

413 calories, 27 g fat (12 g saturated fat, 4 g polyunsaturated fat, 8 g monounsaturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 381 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 26 g sugar, 7 g protein.

Reviews (1)

44 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 14
  • 4 Rating Star 11
  • 2 Rating Star 8
  • 1 Rating Star 6
  • 3 Rating Star 5
04/24/2017
yummy thank you Bety for this recipe