Buckeye Bars

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25 servings

The hardest part of this recipe is waiting for the bars to chill before enjoying the chocolate and peanut butter deliciousness.

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Make It

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

How to Store

Keep refrigerated.

Serving Suggestion

Serve in holiday-colored foil candy cups.

Make Ahead

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


  • 25 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 25 servings
Calories 160
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 85mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 0 %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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  • green lady | Fri, Feb 6 2009 5:32 PM

    Oh, this is so good. Who needs real buckeyes when you can make this easy dessert. I made it at Easter and everyone loved it.

  • kaceyef | Sun, Apr 27 2014 12:28 PM

    Quick and easy to make and delicious, too!

  • aebigelow | Mon, Nov 4 2013 1:08 PM

    If you put this in an 8 inch square pan, how can you get 25 servings? Seems like the bar would be super small. Sounds great I will definitely make it. Bekagram