Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

Prep Time 1 Hr
Cook Time 5 Min
Servings 36
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 (11 oz.) pkg. butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 to 3 tbsps. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 to 3 tbsps. Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • Finely chopped peanuts

Directions

  • Step 1

    COMBINE shortening, butterscotch chips, peanut butter and milk in a microwave safe bow. Microwave on MEDIUM for 3 minutes. Stir until mixture is melted and smooth.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE graham cracker crumbs and chopped peanuts in large bowl. Pour butterscotch mixture over crumbs; stir until combined.

  • Step 3

    LINE a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil. Spread mixture into pan. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Using foil as an aid, lift mixture out of pan, Invert onto cutting board. Peel off foil. Cut into 36 bars.

  • Step 4

    COMBINE chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons shortening in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Stir until mixture is melted and smooth. To thin glaze, add an additional tablespoon shortening if needed. Cool slightly.

  • Step 5

    LINE a baking sheet with wax paper. Place one cut bar at a time into melted chocolate. Turn with fork. Lift from chocolate with fork. Allow excess to drip off. Place on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle top with finely chopped nuts. Return to refrigerator to harden chocolate, about 1 hour. Store in refrigerator.

Serving size
(1 bar, 1/36 of recipe)

  • Calories 180
  • Calories from Fat110g
  • Total Fat 12g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 85mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 15g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet