Buckeye Bars

47  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 2 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 25 servings, 1 bar (31 g) each.


Buckeye Bars Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup non-hydrogenated margarine
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 22 Nilla Vanilla Wafers, crushed (about 2/3 cup)
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1/3 of 1-L tub Cool Whip Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)
  • 3 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate

Instructions

  • Line  8-inch square pan with foil, with ends extending over sides of pan. Beat margarine and peanut butter with mixer until well blended. Add wafer crumbs; mix well. Gradually beat in sugar; press onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • Microwave  Cool Whip and chocolate in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; stir. Microwave 15 to 30 sec. or until chocolate is melted and mixture is blended; stir. Spread over peanut butter layer.
  • Refrigerate  2 hours. Use foil handles to lift dessert from pan before cutting into bars.

Recipe Tips

SubstituteSubstitute Honey Maid crumbs for the crushed Nilla Vanilla Wafers.

Serving SuggestionServe in holiday-coloured foil candy cups.

Make AheadStore in airtight container in freezer up to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator before serving.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 25 servings, 1 bar (31 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 150 
    • Total fat 9 g
    • Saturated fat 2.5 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 95 mg
    • Carbohydrate 17 g
    • Dietary fiber n/a
    • Total sugars n/a
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 2 g
    • Vitamin A 2 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 0 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a

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