Baby Ruth Crater Bars

Baby Ruth Crater Bars

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based on 53 reviews
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15 min.
53 min.
36 Servings

If you're a Baby Ruth fan (or even if you're not), you'll love these peanut buttery "crater" bars with the candy melted on top. They're a cinch to make and the kids will love them!


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy or chunky peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 (2.1 ounces each) NESTLÉ BABY RUTH Candy Bars, coarsely chopped
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PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter and peanut butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture.

SPREAD dough evenly into prepared pan. Sprinkle with Baby Ruth; press in lightly.

BAKE for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

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So Very Good!

If you love Baby Ruths, you'll love these! We really liked these...and give it 5-stars easy!

- Jan Wilkins from BLYTHEVILLE, AR

baby ruth bars

these were great, easy to make and went quickly both times i made them. they were sweet and crunch, with peanut butter, chocolates and peanuts you just can't go wrong. I made them for a teacher's lunch and cookout, and was asked for the recipe for them. I will definitly stock up on baby ruth bar candy this halloween to make again.

- jeanne walsh from WINDSOR, CT

Baby Ruth Crater Bars

I tried to make these in 13x9 pan instead of the jelly pan They were still good but the sides raised up thicker.

- Connie Harris from NIAGARA FALLS, NY

Baby Ruth Bars

I think these bars could use more chocolate. I would add a bag of chocolate chips. the crust could use a little more flavor. Maybe more p. butter.

- Kathy Teff from CALMAR, IA


I used butterfinges instead oh so good.

- Wanda Barrett from OAKHURST, CA

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/36 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 36

  • Amount Per Serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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