Friday, December 10, 2010

RECIPE: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

This year my company decided to have a Holiday Dessert contest. I had recently came across a recipe for some Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars, so I decided to give them a try. They turned out pretty good. This is a very simple recipe.

The ingredients
1 cup Butter (2 sticks) divided
2 cups Creamy Peanut Butter
1 1/2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
3 cups Powdered Sugar
2 12oz cups Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips


Melt 1/2 cup (1 stick) of the butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, powdered sugar, and graham cracker crumbs. This will make a stiff dough.

Spread dough in a lightly greased 9x13 inch pan. Press down evenly.

Melt the remaining 1/2 cup butter over low heat. Add chocolate chips and keep heat very low. When chocolate is soft, stir gently. Continue heating until lumps are all melted. Stir, and then spread this mixture over the peanut butter layer.

Refrigerate for 30 minutes, then cut into squares. Store in the refrigerator.

Makes 24 servings.