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Sweet and Salty Crunch Bars

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 20
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Surprise! Refrigerated peanut butter cookies marry with shoestring potatoes and peanuts for a trendy sweet 'n salty taste sensation. MORE+ LESS-

Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Shaker Heights, Ohio

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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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