Triple-Layer Truffle Bars

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 2 hr 5 min
Servings: 16

These rich, decadent chocolate layer bars totally stack up.



  • 1 roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated Chocolatey Chip Cookie dough
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened baking cocoa


  • 4 tablespoons chocolate instant pudding and pie filling mix (from 4-serving box)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over edges.
  2. In medium bowl, mix cookie dough and cocoa until well blended (dough will be stiff). Press dough evenly in bottom of pan.
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are set (do not overbake). Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. In large bowl, stir pudding mix and 1/4 cup melted butter until well blended. Add icing sugar, milk and vanilla; beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Spread filling evenly over cooled bar base. Set aside.
  5. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and 1/4 cup butter uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Spread evenly over filling. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until set.
  6. Use foil to lift from pan; pull foil edges away. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

  • Foil-lining the pan makes removal and cutting of the bars easier.
  • Store bars covered in refrigerator up to 1 week.