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Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams Recipe

Because so many people seem to love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, I came up with this no-bake cookie recipe.—Geraldine Sliwa, Elgin, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:60 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (18 ounces) peanut butter
  • 1 package (14.3 ounces) graham crackers, broken into rectangles
  • 1-1/2 pounds milk chocolate candy coating, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 1. Spread a rounded teaspoonful of peanut butter on one side of half of the graham crackers. Top with remaining crackers.
  • 2. In a microwave, melt candy coating; stir until smooth. Dip cookies in coating to completely cover; allow excess to drip off.
  • 3. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place. Yield: 5 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 141 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein

Reviews for Chocolate Peanut Butter Grahams

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mary camille
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2011

"I make something very similar but use a brown sugar shortbread cookie recipe. I cut the dough in rectangles about the size of one quarter of a graham cracker. Once baked, I spread peanut butter between two cookies and freeze them. Once frozen, I melt real chocolate chips with a bit of butter or oil and dip the sandwich cookies into the melted chocolate chips. I normally decorate the tops with Christmas sprinkles, etc. Let them set. They freeze very well. Such a delicious combination. My family loves them!"

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dfore
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010

"These are fabulous. They didn't last long over Christmas dinner."

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cupkake
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"I have made these a few times. I even made these with chocolate graham crackers,so they are good either way. I also add some cookie sprinkles on top before the chocolate sets when I made these for Christmas. I will keep making. cupcake"

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marciedarcie
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2009

"We made these and also the kind with Ritz crackers which I thought tasted very different PLUS everyone loved these the best! To me they taste like the Little Debbie Nutty Bars. They were a HIT!"

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5mama
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2008

"these are really good but if you don't have graham crackers use ritz crackers they work the same and taste just as good bevie5"

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wendy49
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2008

"This is an outstanding recipe! Easy and delicious. I wonder what it would taste using Nutella in place of peanut butter? I may give that a try. They look gorgeous especially when I added "tree" candies as suggested by FranPolito. Thanks so much for sharing."

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FranPolito
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2008

"I absolutely love this easy recipe. I had to make 11 dozen cookies for an exchange party and this was the easiest, tastiest recipe I found. I have a mini crockpot. I put it on low and added the chocolate coating. It melts to the perfect temperature and makes dipping a lot easier. When a sheet of cookies is done, I put it in the back of the SUV to cool. It's winter in NY so it cools really fast. After dipping and before cooling I decorated the cookies with red and green "tree" cndies."

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zena0001
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2008

"Re: I found your comment " You didn't come up with the recipe to be a tad rude. She never said she orginated the recipe. I have been eating graham crackers and peanut butter for years and never thought of covering them in chocolate, perhaps one day she got the idea to do just that. Kudos to the two of you who have been enjoying these for the last 40 years, but thanks to her posting a lot more people will get to enjoy them."

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clbamurphy
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2008

"I'm sure you probably could freeze them.  My grandma always use to add parafin to her chocolate coating to make it not melt as easily and it puts a pretty gleam on the chocolate.  It would also probably help it to stay frozen a little longer before melting. Hope this helps"

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eeyorefanmsg1
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2008

"im sorry to say that you didnt come up with this recipe my grandma and i have been making them for over 40 years"

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justmelane
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2008

"Easy, taste great and look appealing."

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Kathryn Crawford
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2008

"Add a dab of marshmallow creme and you'll end up with Peanut Butter s'mores."

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jaztnr2
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2008

"you can safely keep them in the freezer for 3 months, before they get that "freezer" taste...but they never last that long in my house!!!"

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jaztnr2
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2008

"It's exactly like the recipe I[ve used for years and years for Ritz crackers, peanut butter, and chocolate almond bark dipping candy. The ritz make them more buttery, and not as hard!"

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itsbeth
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2008

"Would you suggest Marshmallow Fluff?  And does anyone know how long these may be able to be kept in the freezer? "

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jen_29
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"thanks"

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smfeldner
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"Hi, LaVonne MacGrath!

You can find some good information on sending cookies to troops overseas here:
Cookie Mom Warms Troops' Hearts
http://www.tasteofhome.com/Community/Cooks-Who-Care/Featured-Stories/Cookie-Mom-Warms-Troops--Hearts 
 
"

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cascademtnlvr
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"You could also put the chocolate like you would a petite four."

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jen_29
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"thanks"

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beckilynb1
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"I think chocolate almond bark would work also."

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Jean Gucwa
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"Our local grocery chain also carries these....they can be found near the bulk candy usually.

They are usually in a bag and look like a disc...about the size of a quarter.
 Hope this helps."

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Nonie Joannie
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"I am not familiar with candy coating. What would be comparable?

Canada"

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lmacgrath
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"I am looking for cookie recipes that can be frozen and then sent over to Afganistan. Can these be frozen?"

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ilna925@yahoo.com
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2008

"One could also add powdered sugar to the peanut butter to give it a more Reese's-esque texture"

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wanttobehealthy
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"what a wonderful idea you could even use a electric melt pot so you wouldn't have to mess with the stove (than the kids could lend a hand) & for something fancy why not decorate with melted white chocolate to drizzled on top?"

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Deej-11
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"Wow, what a neat idea. I can't wait to make these. I love peanut butter and chocolate.

Deej746"

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Alisha92381
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"I've been making these the past few years and is also delicious with white almond bark!"

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bethar
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"You can also do this using snack crackers instead of graham crackers; but I love the idea of the graham crackers. Thanks for sharing!"

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bennett.com
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"Great idea! Will try this soon. Wish I could come up with such an easy idea!"

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5xamom
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"I tried this with the peanutbutter and marshmallow creme. What treat that was!"

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clbamurphy
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"I never would have thought to try peanut butter on a graham cracker, however it is delicious putting marshmallow creme on them and then dipping them in chocolate, (instant smores)"

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bethnoah
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"My grandmother always made something like this, only she used Ritz or Town House crackers instead of the graham crackers! Delicious!"

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rlclac
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"Why not use the small peanutbutter cups and place on a pretzel? put in oven for 4 min at 250? These are really great if you ask my kids"

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madisnini
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"How about adding a 1/2 tsp of your favorite jelly before you assemble and dip? Also, these can be decorated as a fun activity with kids/grandkids."

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lbjan
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"you can buy Candi-Quick at most grocery store and Sam's Club has it this year( better deal)"

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TNeifert
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"Choc. candy coating is also know as almond bark - they have white and choc. in stores."

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vhanahan
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"Any place that carries Wilton candy melts,(Michaels, some walmarts)What about chocolate almond bark?"

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Tubby65
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"These sound delicious, but where can I buy the chocolate candy coating? Does anyone know?"

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Brinn
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"I do this with ritz crackers"

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416353
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"These would also be good with marshmallow cream inside."

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dianemenzies
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"These are very delicious, but most schools don't allow peanut of any sort in the school - allergies....."

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jen_29
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"could I use chocolate chips in place of the milk chocolate candy coating?"

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linlinpearl
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2008

"These are so easy and so very

delicious! Great for Sunday School parties or to carry to
your child's class party at
school. Fast and fabulous with
no baking....what could be better?"

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