Nut-Licious Peanut Butter Bars

24
Servings
45m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In

Recipe: #29504

May 17, 2018



"https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/nut-licious-peanut-butter-bars"

Original recipe yields 24 servings
OK
  • FOR CRUST
  • FOR NUT TOPPING
  • FOR FILLING
  • FOR DRIZZLE

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (59.5 g)
  • Calories 211.1
  • Total Fat - 11.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 27.6 mg
  • Sodium - 269.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.9 g
  • Sugars - 17.1 g
  • Protein - 7.9 g
  • Calcium - 143.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

In a small bowl, combine crust ingredients.

Step 2

Press onto the bottom of a 13x9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray.

Step 3

Bake at 350° for 8 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 4

Cool on a wire rack.

Step 5

Meanwhile, combine the nuts, honey and cinnamon.

Step 6

Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and coated with cooking spray.

Step 7

Bake at 350° for 5-7 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring occasionally.

Step 8

Cool completely.

Step 9

Crumble mixture and set aside.

Step 10

In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, peanut butter, butter, confectioners' sugar and honey until smooth.

Step 11

Beat in the egg, vanilla and maple flavoring.

Step 12

Combine flour and baking powder; gradually beat into cream cheese mixture.

Step 13

Spread over cooled crust. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until set.

Step 14

Sprinkle nut mixture over warm filling; press in slightly.

Step 15

Drizzle with melted chocolate.

Step 16

Cool completely on a wire rack.

Step 17

Chill for 2 hours or until firm.

Step 18

Cut into bars.

Step 19

Refrigerate leftovers.

Step 20

Yield: 2 dozen.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.