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Buckeye Bars

 Buckeye Bars
“This is my mom’s recipe and it’s a regular in our house. So easy and quick—it makes a wonderful treat anytime of year," says Rachel Dillon of Flemington, New Jersey.
78 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 5 Nestlé Crunch candy bars (1.55 ounces each), chopped

Directions

  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and 1 cup peanut
  • butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute or until butter
  • is melted, stirring once. Beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread into
  • a 13-in. x 9-in. pan coated with cooking spray.
  • In a microwave, melt candy bars and remaining peanut butter; stir
  • until smooth. Spread over peanut butter layer. Refrigerate until
  • cool.
  • Cut into 1-1/2-in. x 1-in. bars. Store in an airtight container in
  • the refrigerator. Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 bar equals 87 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.