Gooey Chocolate-Peanut Bars Recipe
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Gooey Chocolate-Peanut Bars Recipe

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“These are so easy to make and take no time at all. They’re great to package up for those college kids looking for something from home. Everyone will want this recipe." —Elaine Grimme, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 package (16-1/2 ounces) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 2 cups chocolate-covered peanuts
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch ice cream topping

Nutritional Facts

1 bar equals 175 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 71 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 starch


  1. Press cookie dough into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and center is set. Sprinkle with peanuts and marshmallows; drizzle with ice cream topping.
  2. Bake 6-8 minutes longer or until marshmallows are puffed. Cool completely and cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Gooey Chocolate-Peanut Bars in Simple & Delicious August/September 2010, p35

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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2011

"These were just okay. A little too sweet for me, and too messy to eat."

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2010


Reviewed Nov. 12, 2010

"Took to a party - gone in the first 15 minutes"

Reviewed Aug. 14, 2010

"These are so good! a little rich, but good!"

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