Using crushed pretzels for a crust, this Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Jell-O Pretzel Dessert Bars Recipe makes for a great after-school treat.
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Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Jell-O Pretzel Dessert Bars Recipe
2 cups finely crushed pretzels
2/3 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup sugar
2 packages (3.9 ounces each) Jell-O Chocolate Instant Pudding
2 cups cold milk
1 cup Planters Creamy Peanut Butter, divided
1 3/4 cups thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping, divided
2 bananas, sliced
24 miniature pretzel twists
Heat oven to 350°F. Mix first 3 ingredients until well-blended; press onto bottom of 13-by-9-inch pan. Bake 10 minutes; cool completely.
Meanwhile, beat dry pudding mixes, milk and 3/4 cup peanut butter in medium bowl with whisk until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup Cool Whip.
Spread 3/4 cup peanut butter mixture over crust; top with bananas and remaining peanut butter mixture.
Whisk remaining peanut butter and half of the remaining Cool Whip in separate medium bowl until well-blended. Stir in remaining Cool Whip; spread over dessert. Refrigerate 2 hours. Top with whole pretzels just before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips
You will need to crush about 6 cups miniature pretzel twists to get the 2 cups finely crushed pretzels to make crust.
Prepare using 2 packages (1.4 ounces each) Jell-O Chocolate Fat Free Sugar Free Instant Pudding and Cool Whip LIte Whipped Topping.
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This recipe is excerpted courtesy of Kraft Foods.