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  • Serves: 16 bars

Peanut Butter Bars-i

Category: Dinner Party, Kids, Desserts

 Ingredients List

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  • For the crust:
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs (like Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers)
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
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  • For the peanut butter layer:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
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  • For the chocolate layer on top:
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup 60% bittersweet chocolate, chopped


1. Preheat the oven to 350ยบ F. Line an 8x8" baking pan with parchment. In a small bowl, mix together the cookie crumbs, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, 1/3 cup unsalted butter until the crumbs are evenly moistened. Press the crumbs into the parchment-lined pan, packing down with the bottom of a glass. Bake for 15 minutes until set. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

2. Melt the 1/2 cup butter for the peanut butter layer. Mix in the powdered sugar until smooth. Add in the peanut butter and whip until smooth. Stir in the graham cracker crumbs. Spread the layer over the cooled crust. To avoid breaking the crust, Drop several spoonfuls throughout the bottom of the crust before smoothing the top.

3. In a double boiler melt the remaining 1/4 butter. Once melted, add in the chocolate and stir until melted. Pour the chocolate over the peanut butter layer. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars and serve.

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