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Maple Nut Goodie Bars

maple nut goodie bars Dessert
Maple Nut Goodie Bars
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 4 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 64

Great goodies with no baking needed! Best of all, you've got the ingredients right in your cupboard. MORE+ LESS-

July 26, 2018

Ingredients

1
bag (12-oz.) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
1
bag (11.5-oz.) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
2
cups butter
1
cup peanut butter
1
can (12-oz.) cocktail peanuts (2 1/2 cups)
1/2
cup evaporated milk
1
box (4-serving size) vanilla pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
1
bag (2 lb) powdered sugar (7 1/2 cups)
2
teaspoons maple flavor

Steps

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  • 1
    Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. Butter or spray foil with cooking spray. In large saucepan, melt chocolate chips and 1 cup of the butter over low heat, stirring frequently. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in peanut butter until well blended. Spread half of mixture in pan. Freeze 10 minutes or until set. Place pan in refrigerator.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, stir peanuts into remaining chocolate mixture. Set aside.
  • 3
    Melt remaining 1 cup butter in large saucepan over low heat. Gradually stir in evaporated milk. Stir in pudding mix. Cook until mixture is slightly thickened, stirring constantly. DO NOT BOIL. Remove saucepan from heat. Add powdered sugar and maple flavor; mix well. Cool about 10 minutes or until slightly cooled.
  • 4
    Carefully spread pudding mixture over chilled chocolate layer. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 5
    Stir reserved chocolate-peanut mixture. Drop by spoonfuls onto chilled pudding layer; spread to cover. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until firm. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
125mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
21g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Introducing a dessert that has all the flavors of the classic candy, but in easy-to-share bar form. These maple nut goodie bars are perfect for a large gathering since they make 64 bars, but they only take nine basic ingredients put together. These nut goodie bars are made in steps so each layer should be chilled as directed before the next layer is added so you end up with a beautiful bar with distinct layers and flavors. Though it may seem a little time consuming, the end result will be beautiful and totally worth it! A few expert tips and you work. Be sure to cook the butter and chocolate over low heat and stir frequently to prevent burning. It is also important to use non-instant pudding mix for the correct consistency of the maple layer. If you enjoy how easy these nut goodie bars are, you won’t want to miss our other quick and easy bar treats from no-bake cereal bars to tasty lemon bars.

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