Saturday, September 26, 2009

Microwave Nut Goodie Bars

Microwave Nut Goodie Bars

2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips

2 cups butterscotch chips

2 cups peanut butter

2 cups salted peanuts

1 cup margarine or butter

3 ½ oz. pkg. vanilla or milk chocolate pudding and pie filling mix

½ cup evaporated milk

2-lb bag (7 ½ cups) sifted powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla


Butter 15x10 –inch jelly roll pan. In medium microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips and buttersnotch chips. Microwave on MEDIUM for 6-7 mins, stirring every 2 mins. Stir until smooth. Stir in peanut butter;mix well. Spread half of mixture into prepared pan; refrigerate. Stir peanuts into remaining chocolate mixture; set aside.

In large microwave-safe bowl,place margarine. Microwave on HIGH 15 to 60 sec. or until melted. Stir in pudding mix and evaporated milk; blend well. Microwave on HIGH for 45-60 secs or until hot. DO NOT BOIL. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla. Carefully spread over chocolate layer. Refrigerate for 30 mins. to set. Drop remaining chocolate-peanut mixture by tablespoon over chilled pudding layer. Carefully spread to cover. Refrigerate until firm; cut into bars. Store in covered container in refrigerator.60 bars.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares

Peanut Butter Chocolate Squares


½ cup firmly packed brown sugar

½ cup sugar

1 cup margarine or butter, softened

2 eggs

1 cup Pillsbury’s best all purpose flour

1 cup rolled oats

1 cup peanut butter chips


6 oz pkg. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips

3 tablespoon margarine or butter

½ cup chopped nuts

*Heat oven to 350® F. gease 13x9-inch pa. In a large bowl,beat brown sugar,sugar and 1 cup margarine until light and fluffy.Add eggs;blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup;level off.Add flour,oats and peanut butter chips;mix well. Spread into prepared pan. Bake at 350® F for 20 to 30 mins. or until light golden brown around edges. Cool slightly.

In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and 3 tablespoons margarine, stirring constantly. Spread over squares; sprinkle with peanuts.Cut into squares.36 squares.

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Double Chocolate Cookies

Double Chocolate Cookies


¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar

½ cup sugar

¾ cup margarine or butter, softened

¼ cup shortening

1 ½ teaspoon vanilla

1 egg

1 ¾ cups Pillsburry’s Best All purpose or Unbleached Flour

¼ cup unsweetened cocoa

1 cup vanilla-milk chips

½ cup chopped nuts,if desired

*Heat oven to 375® F. In a large bowl,beat brown sugar,sugar,

Margarine and shortening until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg;

Beat well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup;level off. Add flour,

Cocoa,baking soda and salt;mix well.Stir in vanilla chips and nuts.

Drop dough by teaspoonful 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375® F for 7 to 10 mins. Or until set. Cool 1 min; remove from

Cookie sheets. 3 dozen cookies.

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