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Peanut Butter Fudge Bars Recipe

Peanut Butter Fudge Bars Recipe

Peggy Murray of Enfield, Maine relies on a cake mix and other pantry staples to make these rich crumb-topped treats.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, peanut butter, oil, and egg until well blended.
  • 2. Press two-thirds of the mixture into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  • 3. In a heavy saucepan, heat the milk, chocolate chips and butter over low heat; stir until smooth. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture.
  • 4. Bake for 20-25 minutes longer or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 233 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 175 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.