Sunday, July 31, 2011

Who wants to make these?

Chocolate-Topped Peanut Butter-Bacon Bars

Enjoy these delicious bars made using Betty Crocker® peanut butter cookie mix and bacon sprinkled with chocolate – perfect for a dessert.
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16 bars

1 pouch Betty Crocker® peanut butter cookie mix
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons maple-flavored syrup
1 egg
10 slices bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled (about 3/4 cup)
1/2 cup chopped peanuts
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)

1.Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 9- or 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
2.In large bowl, stir together cookie mix, oil, syrup and egg until soft dough forms. Reserve 1/4 cup bacon for garnish. Stir remaining bacon and peanuts into dough. Press evenly in pan.
3.Bake 20 to 25 mintues or until golden brown. Remove from oven; sprinkle with chocolate chips. Return to oven; bake 1 minute. Immediately spread chocolate over bars. Sprinkle reserved 1/4 cup bacon over chocolate. Cool completely, about 1 hour or until chocolate is set.
4.For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
Makes 16 bars

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)Calories 300(Calories from Fat 150),Total Fat 17g(Saturated Fat 5g,Trans Fat 0g),Cholesterol 20mg;Sodium 280mg;Total Carbohydrate 31g(Dietary Fiber 1g,Sugars 20g),Protein 6g;Percent Daily Value*:Vitamin A 0.00%;Vitamin C 0.00%;Calcium 0.00%;Iron 6.00%;Exchanges:1 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;3 1/2 Fat;Carbohydrate Choices:2;*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.