Peanut Butter Chip Tassies

Peanut Butter Chip Tassies

Stir together oatmeal and peanut butter to create these delightful peanut butter bars. Packed with REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter and topped with a crumbly oatmeal crust, these cookie bars are a great dessert for any occasion.

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SKILL LEVEL : expert

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories120
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat6 g30% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium60 mg3% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories120
Calories from Fat70
Total Fat8 g12% DV
Saturated Fat6 g30% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol20 mg7% DV
Sodium60 mg3% DV
Total Carbohydrates11 g4% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars8 g
Protein2 g
Vitamin A2% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) , softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 9 red candied cherries , quartered (optional)
  • 1-2/3 cups REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.) , chopped*
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg , slightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine , melted
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE (recipe follows, optional)
  • 1 package cream cheese (3 oz.) , softened

Directions

  • 1. Beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup butter in medium bowl; add flour, stirring until well blended. Cover; refrigerate about one hour or until dough is firm. Shape into 24 one-inch balls; place each ball into ungreased, small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter). Press dough evenly against bottom and sides of each cup.
  • 2. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine egg, sugar, melted butter, lemon juice and vanilla in small bowl; stir until smooth. Add chopped peanut butter chips. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with mixture.
  • 3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until filling is set and lightly browned. Cool completely; remove from pan to wire rack. Garnish with candied cherries or CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE, if desired. 3 dozen.
  • CHOCOLATE DRIZZLE: Place 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips, HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips and 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and smooth when stirred.
  • * Do not chop peanut butter chips in food processor or blender.
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