I found this recipe hand written on an old piece of paper tucked inside of a cookbook I picked up at a thrift store some time ago. There were several hand written recipes, but this was the only one that survived. The others had smear marks (looked like butter), wiping out several lines of ingredients, and some were obliterated by water stains. This recipe survived though, complete with peanut butter, chocolate chips and crisped rice cereal. What more could you ask for?
I’ve actually made these twice. The first time I didn’t have a chocolate cake mix. In fact, the only cake mix I had in the house was a yellow sugar free cake mix. I ended up baking it considerably longer than the instructions said, I am certain that had to do with it being sugar free as the chocolate baked up fine. The first time around they were pretty darn good, but because of the yellow cake they were a bit too sweet. So I do suggest sticking with the chocolate cake instead. It’ll rock your world. Just sayin’.
This recipe obviously uses a cake mix, but I would think brownies or cookie dough would be a great substitute!
Chewy Cookie Crunch Bars
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