Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
Chewy Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bars
Prep. time: 15 minutes
Ready in 2 hours 45 minutes with cooling
1 (18 oz.) package refrigerated sugar cookies
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 egg yolks
1 (12 oz.) package (2 cups) semisweet chocolate chips
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 13 x 9 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Cut cookie dough in half crosswise. Cut each section in half lengthwise.
With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of sprayed pan to form crust. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine condensed milk, peanut butter, vanilla and egg yolks; mix until smooth.
Remove pan from oven. Spoon milk mixture evenly over partially baked crust; carefully spread.
Return to oven; bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes or until set. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; let stand 3 minutes to soften.
Spread chocolate evenly over top. Cool 1 1/2 hours or until completely cooled. Refrigerate 30 minutes to set chocolate. Cut into bars.
Yield: 36 bars.
Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape. ~Unknown