Print Options

Back to Nut Goody Bars >

Include these items:

Taste of Home Logo

Nut Goody Bars

 Nut Goody Bars
My mother passed this delicious recipe down to me—we both love to cook. One nice thing about it is that it makes so much you don't need to make a double batch!
72 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12 ounces) chocolate chips
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) butterscotch chips
  • 1 jar (18 ounces) creamy peanut butter
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 package (2 pounds) confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or maple flavoring
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cook-and-serve vanilla pudding mix

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, melt chocolate and butterscotch chips with
  • peanut butter over low heat. Spread half in a greased 15-in. x
  • 10-in. x 1-in. pan; chill until firm. Stir in peanuts into remaining
  • melted mixture and set aside. Place sugar and vanilla or maple
  • flavoring in a large bowl; set aside. In a small saucepan, combine
  • butter, milk and pudding mix; bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute.
  • Add to bowl and beat until smooth; spread over chilled layer in pan.
  • Chill until firm. Cover with reserved peanut/chocolate mixture.
  • Refrigerate until serving. Cut into bars. Yield: 12 dozen.