Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cheesecake bars

Prep Time:
30 minutes
Cook Time:
45 minutes
Makes:
48 servings
Source

Ingredients

1/2cupH-E-B salted peanuts chopped fine,

2cupsH-E-B Granulated Sugar,

1cupHill Country Fare Canola Oil,

3H-E-B eggs beaten,

1/2tspHill Country Fare baking powder,

1 1/2cupsH-E-B all-purpose flour,

2/3cupPowdered cocoa,

2tspHill Country Fare vanilla,

1pkg (8 oz.)H-E-B Cream Cheese (softened),

1cupHill Country Fare crunchy peanut butter,

1/2cupH-E-B milk,

1cupH-E-B sugar,

1tspHill Country Fare vanilla,

1cup each:Hill Country Fare crunchy peanut butter & semi-sweet chocolate chips,

Directions

1Preheat oven to 350. Heavily spray a 9x13 in. baking pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.

2Combine the peanuts, sugar, oil, beaten eggs, baking powder, flour, cocoa powder, vanilla and 1/4 cup WATER in a large mixing bowl. Mix the ingredients with a spoon and pour HALF of the batter into the prepared baking pan, set aside.

3Place the cream cheese in a food processor or an electric mixer and process to a smooth texture. Add the peanut butter and process 30 seconds untill blended. Add the milk, sugar and vanilla to the peanut butter mixture and process 30 more seconds.

4Spoon the peanut butter mixture over the chocolate layer and spread evenly to the edges. Carefully spoon the remaining chocolate batter over the peanut butter layer. Bake the bars on the center oven rack for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

5Remove from oven and spread the hot bars with peanut butter. Sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips. Let the chocolate melt and spread evenly over the bars. Cool completely before cutting into 48 bars or squares

Nutritional Information

No Nutritional Information Available

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