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Peanut Butter Cup Bars

Peanut Butter Cup Bars

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Ready In

    2 d 2 h 45 m
tanya

tanya

A quick fix for peanut butter cup lovers! Anyone can make this bar and be a success.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 61 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Line the bottom of a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan with graham crackers. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, confectioners' sugar and peanut butter until smooth. Spread over the graham crackers, and chill until firm, about 15 minutes.
  2. Melt chocolate chips in a bowl over simmering water or in the microwave oven, stirring frequently. Spread over the layer of chilled peanut butter mixture. Refrigerate until firm, then cut into squares. These keep well placed between sheets of waxed paper in an air-tight container in the fridge.
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kweb4
34

kweb4

10/17/2006

I'm giving this 5 stars because the peanut butter filling was wonderful. I didn't have whole graham crackers, so I used some graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter to make a baked graham cracker crust. When that cooled, I prepared and spread the peanut butter mixture over it. I followed THAT part of the recipe exactly, and was very very impressed with the texture and taste of the final product - tasted very much like "real" peanut butter cup peanut butter. I really liked the crust underneath the peanut butter and chocolate, and will make it again exactly as I did before. It's an extra step, but well worth it, in my opinion.

Beth
25

Beth

1/12/2004

Mmm! This has a very smooth center, making it different from all of the other peanut butter bars. I made a graham cracker crust with g.c. crumbs and butter, only because I didn't have graham crackers on hand--it is delicious! I stuck it in the freezer after putting it together, and it was set and ready to eat in minutes!

TERESA73
19

TERESA73

10/22/2003

Certainly not low in calories, but EXCELLENT and EASY. I don't understand the 50 hr. wait time in the recipe....I served them the next day and they got rave reviews. I know I will make these again and again....NO baking required! I added some extra baking chocolate and 1/2 cup rice krispies to the chocolate.....

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