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Ingredients

1 package (12 ounces) chocolate chips
1 package (12 ounces) butterscotch chips
1 jar (18 ounces) creamy peanut butter
1 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup dry vanilla pudding (cook and serve kind)
1 teaspoon vanilla or maple flavoring
2 pounds powdered sugar
24 ounces dry roasted peanuts

Instructions

Melt together the chocolate and butterscotch chips and the peanut butter. Pour half of this mixture into a large buttered jelly-roll pan.

Mix butter, milk and dry pudding together. Boil for 1 minute. Add flavoring and powdered sugar. Spoon over first layer; chill.

Add nuts to redessertsing chocolate mixture; spoon over second layer. Chill. Cut into small pieces. Keep refrigerated. "Very rich bars!"

Pam Hoerner
Davenport



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