Sweet and Salty Crunch Bars

Surprise! Refrigerated peanut butter cookies marry with shoestring potatoes and peanuts for a trendy sweet 'n salty taste sensation.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 20

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated peanut butter cookies
1
cup butterscotch chips
1/4
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4
cup peanut butter
1 1/4
cups shoestring potatoes (from 1 3/4-oz can)
1/4
cup lightly salted peanuts
1/2
cup coconut
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9- or 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Cut cookie dough in half crosswise. With floured fingers, press half of dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 6 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 2 In medium microwavable bowl, place butterscotch chips, chocolate chips and peanut butter. Microwave on Medium 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds or until mixture is melted, stirring every 30 seconds until smooth. Add shoestring potatoes and peanuts; stir gently to coat.
  • 3 Spoon and carefully spread mixture over crust. Crumble remaining half of dough over top. Sprinkle with coconut.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 22 minutes or until set and golden brown. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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