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Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars, by , is from Family Reunion Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bernice Genovese Peets
Added: Wednesday, September 21, 2005


' Crust'
8 medium size butter or chocolate chip cookies
1/4 cup salted butter, melted
' Chocolate Layer'
2 1/2 cups (15oz.)Milk Chocolate Chips (dark chocolate or semi sweet chocolate)
' Peanut Butter Filling'
1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup salted butter, softened
3 cups confectioners sugar
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Preheat Oven to 325" F
In blender grind cookies until finely ground
Add butter and mix together to make crust
Press crumb mixture into bottom of 8x8 inch pan and bake for 10 minutes
Let cool.
In another bowl melt chocolates in microwave
stiring frequently until completely melted.
Pour 1/2 of the melted chocolates over crust and smooth evenly ( Place pan in refrigerator)
Keep remaining chocolate warm
To prepare the peanut butter filling blend Peanut
Butter and Butter together until smooth
Slowly beat in confectioners sugar and add vanilla
Beat until smooth
Spread Peanut Butter filling over chilled chocolate layer
Finish by pouring remaining warm chocolate over
filling and spread evenly
Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour or until firm .Cut into
bars and serve

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24-36 bars
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
approx. 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are very sweet so you might want to cut them into small size bars




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