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Chewy Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bars

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Ingredients

Crust:
1 roll (18 ounces) Pillsbury refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
Filling:
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 egg yolks
1 cup nuts
Topping:
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup butterscotch chips

Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan. With floured fingers, press crust evenly in bottom of greased pan to form crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. In medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients. Mix until smooth. Remove partialy baked crust from oven. Spoon and carefully spread filling evenly over crust. Return to oven. Bake an additional 20-25 minutes or until set. Remove bars from oven. Sprinkle with chocolate and butterscotch chips. Let stand 3 minutes to soften chips. Spread chips evenly over top. Cool 1-1/2 hours or until completely cool. Refrigerate 30 minutes to set chocolate. Cut into bars.

Donna Whiting
East Moline



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