Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
West Palm Beach, Florida

Chocolate Chip-Peanut Butter Squares

Layer refrigerated cookie dough and sweetened peanut butter for a batch of irresistible choco-peanut bars.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1 1/2
cups creamy peanut butter
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, peanut butter and vanilla until well blended.
  • 2 Cut cookie dough in half. In ungreased 8- or 9-inch square pan, break up half of dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan. Press peanut butter mixture evenly over dough. Crumble and sprinkle remaining half of cookie dough over peanut butter mixture. Carefully spread as evenly as possible.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate 1 hour or until chilled. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix powdered sugar, peanut butter and vanilla until well blended.
  • 2 Cut cookie dough in half. In ungreased 8- or 9-inch square pan, break up half of dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan. Press peanut butter mixture evenly over dough. Crumble and sprinkle remaining half of cookie dough over peanut butter mixture. Carefully spread as evenly as possible.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate 1 hour or until chilled. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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Did you know? Pillsbury has a gluten free cookie dough.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Square
Calories
430
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.