Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Bakersfield, California

Guess Again Candy Crunch

Treat your sweetie to this melt-in-your-mouth layered peanut butter confection with a surprising ingredient.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 50
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup white chocolate candy melts for candy making
1/2
cup extra-crunchy or creamy peanut butter
1
cup Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs
1
cup light or dark chocolate candy melts for candy making
1/4
cup dry-roasted peanuts, finely chopped

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Steps

  • 1 Line large cookie sheet with waxed paper. In small microwave-safe bowl, combine white chocolate candy melts and peanut butter. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth.
  • 2 Add bread crumbs; mix well. Place on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Place another sheet of waxed paper over mixture; pat or roll to form 11x7-inch rectangle (1/4-inch-thick). Remove top sheet of waxed paper.
  • 3 Place 1/2 cup of the light chocolate candy melts in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Spread evenly over peanut butter layer on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the peanuts. Refrigerate 10 minutes to set chocolate.
  • 4 Meanwhile, place remaining 1/2 cup light chocolate candy melts in same small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth.
  • 5 Remove candy from refrigerator. Turn candy over on cookie sheet; remove waxed paper. Spread light chocolate over candy. Immediately sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons peanuts. Refrigerate 10 minutes or until set. Break or cut candy into small pieces.
  • 1 Line large cookie sheet with waxed paper. In small microwave-safe bowl, combine white chocolate candy melts and peanut butter. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth.
  • 2 Add bread crumbs; mix well. Place on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Place another sheet of waxed paper over mixture; pat or roll to form 11x7-inch rectangle (1/4-inch-thick). Remove top sheet of waxed paper.
  • 3 Place 1/2 cup of the light chocolate candy melts in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth. Spread evenly over peanut butter layer on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the peanuts. Refrigerate 10 minutes to set chocolate.
  • 4 Meanwhile, place remaining 1/2 cup light chocolate candy melts in same small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth.
  • 5 Remove candy from refrigerator. Turn candy over on cookie sheet; remove waxed paper. Spread light chocolate over candy. Immediately sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons peanuts. Refrigerate 10 minutes or until set. Break or cut candy into small pieces.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Chopped vanilla-flavored and chocolate-flavored candy coating or white vanilla chips and semisweet chocolate chips can be substituted for the white and light chocolate candy melts for candy making.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Piece
Calories
65
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.