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Crunchy Monkey Bars

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  2 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 2 hr 20 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 32 servings
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There's no monkey business with these easiest-ever, 2-step chocolate, peanut butter and banana bars.

Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Marie Marczuk
Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookie dough
1
cup mashed peeled bananas (2 medium)
1
cup Jif® Chocolate Flavored Hazelnut Spread
1
cup crushed dried banana chips

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 15x10-inch pan with sides with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften. In large bowl, break up both rolls of cookie dough; mix with wooden spoon or knead with hands. Stir in mashed bananas; mix well. Spread in pan.
  • 2 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until top is golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; immediately spoon chocolate hazelnut spread over top. Let stand 20 seconds to soften; spread evenly over crust. Top with banana chips; cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Stored covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 15x10-inch pan with sides with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften. In large bowl, break up both rolls of cookie dough; mix with wooden spoon or knead with hands. Stir in mashed bananas; mix well. Spread in pan.
  • 2 Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until top is golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven; immediately spoon chocolate hazelnut spread over top. Let stand 20 seconds to soften; spread evenly over crust. Top with banana chips; cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Stored covered.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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