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4-Layer Bars

02:55:00 32 servings, 1 bar (36 g) each
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32 servings, 1 bar (36 g) each

Kids will love these quick-and-easy bar cookies made by topping a cake mix-and-peanut butter crust with marshmallows, candy-coated chocolate pieces and peanuts.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides; spray with cooking spray.
  • Microwave peanut butter in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 to 45 sec. or until melted. Add cake mix and eggs; mix well. Spread onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • Bake 8 to 10 min. or until just until centre is set (Do not overbake.)
  • Top immediately with remaining ingredients. Bake 3 to 4 min. or until marshmallows begin to melt. Cool completely.
  • Refrigerate 2 hours. Use foil handles to remove dessert from pan before cutting into bars.

5-Layer Bars

Prepare recipe as directed, substituting 4 oz. (1/2 of 225-g pkg.) chopped Baker's Semi-Sweet Chocolate, 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut and 1/2 cup chopped pecans for the candy-coated chocolate pieces and chopped peanuts.


Prepare using a chocolate cake mix.

How to Easily Cut the Bars

Spray knife with cooking spray before using to cut the cooled dessert into bars.


  • 32 servings, 1 bar (36 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 32 servings, 1 bar (36 g) each
Calories 150
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 140mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 13g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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