Buckeye Bars

252  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 2 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 25 servings.

The hardest part about making these bars is the chilling, when you will be forced to chill for 2 hours before you can bite into creamy peanut butter deliciousness.

Buckeye Bars Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 22 NILLA Wafers, crushed (about 3/4 cup)
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 of 8-oz. tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)
  • 3 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate

Instructions

  • Line  8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Beat butter and peanut butter with mixer until blended. Add wafer crumbs; mix well. Gradually beat in sugar. Press onto bottom of pan.
  • Microwave  whipped topping and chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Spread over peanut butter layer.
  • Refrigerate  2 hours. Use foil handles to lift dessert from pan before cutting to serve.

Recipe Tips

How to StoreKeep refrigerated.

Serving SuggestionServe in holiday-colored foil candy cups.

Make AheadStore in airtight container in freezer up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator before serving.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 25 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 160 
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 80 mg
  • Carbohydrate 17 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 13 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 0 %DV
  • Iron 0 %DV

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