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4-Layer Cookie Bars

These cookie bars have four decadent layers--enough to satisfy any sweet tooth.

  • Yield: Makes 2 dozen.


  • none 16-oz. pkg. rectangular buttery crackers
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips


Line the bottom of a buttered 13"x9" baking pan with a single layer of crackers; set aside. Melt margarine in a heavy saucepan; add sugars, graham cracker crumbs and milk. Heat over medium-high heat until sugars dissolve, stirring often; spread over crackers in pan. Arrange another single layer of crackers on top; set aside. Combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan; heat over low heat until melted, stirring until smooth and creamy. Spread over crackers; set aside until firm. Cut into bars to serve.


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