Scotchodiles dessert bar

Low Sodium

The definition of dessert is a sweet at the end of a meal. Dessert should be a small serving to reduce the fat and sugar you consume.


1 1/4 cup margarine (or butter*)
1/3 plus ½ cup creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
2 1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt (you may cut in half or omit*)
1 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups crispy rice cereal
1 cup butterscotch chips


  1. In a large bowl combine the brown sugar, margarine, 1/3 cup of the peanut butter, vanilla and egg. Blend well. 
  2. Add the flour and salt. Mix well. Press the dough mixture into a 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly.
  3. In a medium sauce pan over low heat, melt chocolate chips. Stir in ½ cup peanut butter and rice cereal. Spread over the slightly cooled crust. Cut into 40 pieces.

Makes 40 servings.

Recipe contains: Wheat, milk, egg, soy, peanut.

Carb choices per serving: 1 ½.

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

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First Published: 03/22/2021
Last Reviewed: 03/19/2021

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Try this treat with a banana or your favorite fruit.*

scotchodiles peanut butter crispy cereal dessert bar nutrition label