Homemade Kit Kat Bars Recipe

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Every now and then, you come across a recipe so ridiculously indulgent and unabashedly excessive that you simply must prepare it immediately. A perfect example? This recipe for homemade Kit Kat bars, adapted from Paula Deen, and loaded with peanut butter, chocolate, and butterscotch chips.

Recipe Facts

Active: 45 mins
Total: 2 hrs 45 mins
Serves: 32 bars

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Ingredients

  • 75 Club crackers

  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter

  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips

Directions

  1. Line 9- by 13-inch rectangular baking pan with one layer of Club crackers (you may need to break some to fit).

  2. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add graham cracker crumbs, dark brown sugar, milk, and granulated sugar. Bring to boil. Boil for five minutes, stirring constantly. Remove pan from heat. Pour half of butter mixture over crackers in pan. Smooth surface with spatula.

  3. Arrange another layer of Club crackers over butter mixture. Pour remaining butter mixture over surface. Smooth surface with spatula. Arrange a third layer of crackers over top.

  4. Combine peanut butter, chocolate chips, and butterscotch chips in small saucepan. Melt over medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Spread evenly over crackers.

  5. Cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate two hours. Cut into 2-inch bars. Bars will keep for two weeks, stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
214 Calories
13g Fat
23g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 32
Amount per serving
Calories 214
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 129mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 79mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)