Chewy Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bars

Jolayne Cooper Recipe

By Jolayne Cooper jwcooper

I found this recipe on the Pillsbury website. This was one of 100 entries in the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in 2000. It is good and I thought I would share with y'all.


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Serves:
makes 36 bars
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated sugar cookies
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
1 c
crunchy peanut butter
1 tsp
vanilla
3
egg yolks
12 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips (2 cups)

Directions

1
Heat oven to 350 F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray. Cut cookie dough in half crosswise. Cut each section in half lengthwise. Press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust.
2
Bake 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix condensed milk, peanut butter, vanilla and egg yolks until smooth. Spoon milk mixture evenly over partially baked crust; carefully spread.
3
Bake 20-25 minutes longer or until set. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; let stand 3 minutes to soften. Spread evenly over top. Cool completely, about 1 hour 30 minutes. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.