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Ingredients

2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
1 cup crushed peanuts
1/2 cup melted butter
8 ounces cream cheese
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup powdered sugar
4 cups Cool Whip
2 small packages (3.4 ounces each) instant chocolate pudding
3 cups milk
1-1/2 ounces chocolate candy bar

Instructions

Mix vanilla wafers, 2/3 cup peanuts and butter together. Pat in a 9x13-inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, then cool. Mix cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar until smooth. Fold in 2 cups Cool Whip. Layer over crumb crust and refrigerate. Meanwhile, mix pudding and milk together. Pour over layers in pan, refrigerate until set. Spread remaining 2 cups Cool Whip over pudding mixture. Top with remaining peanuts and grated chocolate bar. Keep refrigerated or can be frozen.

Roberta Rokis
Colona



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