20 36 bars PreP Time: 15 Min STarT To FiniSh: 2 Hr 45 Min Peanut Butter Crunch Bars • • 1 cup sugar 1 1 ⁄2 cup butter or margarine, softened ⁄2 cup peanut butter • • • • • 1 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg 11⁄2 cups Gold Medal® whole wheat flour 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugar, butter and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Add milk, vanilla and egg; beat until well blended. Add flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Spread in pan. 2 Bake 19 to 24 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips; let stand 5 minutes. 3 Using metal spatula, spread softened chips to frost bars. Sprinkle with peanuts. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. • ⁄2 teaspoon baking soda ⁄2 teaspoon salt • • 1 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz) 1 HiGH Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change. 1 BAR: Calories 130 (Calories from Fat 60); Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 3g); Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 95mg; Potassium 80mg; Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 2g • ⁄2 cup chopped honeyroasted peanuts KITCHEN TIP Try using your other favorite chips, such as dark or milk chocolate.
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