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Peanut Butter Crunch Layer Bars

Peanut Butter Crunch Layer Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 36
Create ultimate bars in an easy way, starting with refrigerated cookie dough. Toffee, nuts, butterscotch and chocolate all rolled into layered goodness.
Updated April 20, 2021
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury™ Cookie Dough
Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Becky Pifer
Blanchard, Michigan

Ingredients

  • 2 rolls (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Peanut Butter Cookie Dough
  • 3/4 cup toffee bits
  • 1 cup peanut butter baking chips
  • 1 3/4 cups nut topping
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 bag (12 oz) semi-sweet chocolate baking chips
  • 1 bag (11 oz) butterscotch baking chips
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan (dark pan not recommended) with cooking spray. In large bowl, break up 1 1/2 rolls of cookie dough. (Refrigerate 1/2 roll cookie dough for another use.) Add toffee bits, peanut butter chips, 1/2 cup of the nut topping and vanilla. Mix with wooden spoon or knead with hands until well blended. Press evenly in bottom of pan.
  • 2
    Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and butterscotch chips on High 2 to 2 minutes 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until smooth. Stir in peanut butter until smooth. Spread over cooled bars. Sprinkle with remaining 1 1/4 cups nut topping; press in lightly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm.
  • 4
    For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
24g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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