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Nutter Butter Chocolate Bars

  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes(Total time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes)
  • Serving Size: 24
  • 18 NUTTER BUTTER Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies, Divided
  • 6 squares BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate, Divided
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) Butter
  • 1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
  • 1-1/2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Boiling Water
  • 1/2 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • CRUSH 12 of the cookies until fine crumbs form; set aside. Microwave 3 of the chocolate squares and butter in large microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 minute or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Stir in the crushed cookies. Place in 9-inch square pan; press firmly onto bottom of pan.

    COMBINE dry pudding mix and sugar in medium bowl. Gradually add boiling water, stirring until well blended. Add peanut butter; mix well. Spread to evenly cover bottom of crust.

    MICROWAVE remaining chocolate squares on HIGH 45 seconds; stir until chocolate is completely melted. Carefully spread over the pudding mixture. Coarsely chop remaining 6 cookies; sprinkle over chocolate layer. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until set. Cut into 24 bars to serve. Store leftover bars in refrigerator.

    KRAFT KITCHENS TIPS

    Great Substitute

    For a crunchier treat, prepare as directed using crunchy peanut butter.

    RECIPE COURTESY OF KRAFT FOODS