Sunday, June 17, 2012

Chocolate-Topped Peanut Butter-Bacon Bars


Ingredients:

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)

Directions:

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.


Recipe shared from: http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/chocolate-topped-peanut-butter-bacon-bars/520d8922-782b-4e1b-8c44-da6e0b173117