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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