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Bun Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dawn Haase - Granddaughter of Herman and Lilly Lodenstein
Added: Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (12 oz) pkg chocolate chips
1 (12 oz) pkg butterscotch chips
2 c peanut butter
1 oz unsweetened chocolate
1 c margarine
1/4 c dry regular vanilla pudding mix (not instant)
1/2 c evaporated milk
1 tsp maple or vanilla extract
2 lbs powdered sugar
1 lb Spanish peanuts

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chips, chocolate, and peanut butter in double boiler. (or microwave on low) Pour half the mixture into a buttered jelly roll pan and refrigerate until firm. Keep remaining mixture in double boiler to keep soft. Combine margarine, pudding mix and milk in saucepan. Stir over medium heat until boiling: Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat and add flavoring and powdered sugar. Spread over first layer and refrigerate until firm. Add peanuts to remaining chocolate mixture and spread over pudding layer. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into 1 inch squares. You can make both vanilla and maple by dividing the middle layer in half and flavoring each separately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 pounds
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our favorite is the maple. Mom's (Marian Post) friends and family always looked forward to her making these for special times and gatherings.

 

 

 

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