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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 36

These rich, layered peanut butter bars will be gone in a flash. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Bar

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa

Filling

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup sugar

Topping

1
cup dark chocolate baking chips (from 12-oz bag)
1/4
cup butter

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 9-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over edges. Let cookie dough stand at room temperature 10 minutes to soften.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix Bar ingredients with wooden spoon or hands until well blended (dough will be stiff). Press evenly in bottom of pan.
  • 3
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are set (do not overbake). Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat Filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Spread evenly onto crust. Set aside.
  • 5
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave Topping ingredients uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds or until melted and smooth. Spread evenly over filling. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until set.
  • 6
    Use foil to lift from pan; pull foil edges away. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Refrigerate these bars up to 1 week.

Want a little more peanut flavor in these bars? Use crunchy peanut butter.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
9g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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