Layered PB Bars
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 18
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • My Peanut Butter Bars
  • Cookie Base
  • 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) peanut butter cookie mix
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 egg
  • Filling
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • Frosting
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. 2. In large bowl, stir all Cookie Base ingredients until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan using floured fingers. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  3. 3. In small bowl, beat all Filling ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread mixture evenly over cookie base.
  4. 4. In microwavable bowl, microwave all Frosting ingredients on High 30 seconds; stir until smooth. Cool 10 minutes; spread over filling. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.
  5. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
These are my favorite thing to make to bring to a bake sale or a potluck.