Recipes/No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars Hero

Presented by: Paula Nemzek from KCTS 9 Cooks

Serves 12 to 24

Main Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks), softened just to the point of melting
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter

Topping

  • 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

Preparation

In a large bowl, mix together the butter, graham cracker crumbs, confectioners' sugar, and 1 cup peanut butter. Press mixture evenly into the bottom of an ungreased 9 x 13-inch pan. Chill for 15 to 20 minutes before spreading the topping over the base. In the microwave, or in a metal bowl over simmering water, melt the chocolate chips with the peanut butter. Stir occasionally until smooth. If it's molten, let it cool off a few minutes. Spread topping over the prepared crust. Refrigerate for 20 minutes, cut into squares (this way the topping won’t crack), and continue to refrigerate for at least another 40 minutes before serving.

Comments

12/08/13

Made this for a potluck and it was a hit!! So yummy.

08/11/13

can you substitute splenda for the confectioners sugar?

08/10/13

How do you adapt THIS recipe foe a diabetic

08/10/13

Bake only if you have two to three skinny teenage boys in the house.

08/09/13

These sound divinely decadent! I have to get some graham crackers and try this recipe before dinner tonite! Thanks:)

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