Copy Cat Drumstick Bars


As summer winds down and kids will soon be heading back to school, slow down and reminisce about sitting on the porch with neighborhood friends after riding bikes or playing freeze tag on a hot summer day, enjoying a Drumstick that mom handed out to everyone. The chocolate and peanut taste will bring you right back. These easy-to-make Copy Cat Drumstick Bars will be the talk of the Labor Day picnic or potluck dinner and guests will be asking for seconds and the recipe!

Drumstick Bars Copy Cat Recipe from Rada for Harvest Array

Copy Cat Drumstick Bars Recipe:


  • 2 cups vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup crushed salted peanuts
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar 
  • 4 cups whipped topping
  • 2 small pkgs. instant chocolate pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 large chocolate bar


  1. FIRST LAYER: Mix crushed vanilla wafers, melted butter and 2/3 cup of the crushed peanuts. Put in a 9 x 13" pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. 
  2. SECOND LAYER: Mix cream cheese, peanut butter and powdered sugar until smooth. Fold in 2 cups whipped topping. Spread over first layer.
  3. THIRD LAYER: Mix chocolate pudding and milk. Chill to set. Spread over second layer.
  4. FOURTH LAYER: Spread 2 cups whipped topping over third layer. Sprinkle 1/3 cup of the chopped peanuts over top. Grate chocolate bar into little curls and sprinkle over top. Chill overnight.
  5. Take out of refrigerator, cut into squares, and Serve immediately, Enjoy!

We used several products from Rada Cutlery, found under the Home & Kitchen, Pots, Pans, and Kitchen Utensils section of our Website, to make this recipe. 


  • Author

    Great, thanks!
    Let us know how you like it.

  • Betsy Brooks

    sounds great, will try

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