Chocolate Peanut Squares Recipe
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Chocolate Peanut Squares Recipe

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If you're a fan of peanut butter cups, you'll enjoy these two-layer treats. A slightly crunchy graham cracker and peanut butter layer is topped with a smooth coating of melted chocolate chips and peanut butter. Yum! -Nicole Trudell Fort Langley, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon butter

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 127 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein


  1. Line a 9-in. square pan with foil and butter the foil; set aside. In a large bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, peanut butter, graham cracker crumbs and butter. Spread into prepared pan.
  2. Combine topping ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl; heat until melted. Spread over peanut butter layer. Refrigerate until cool. Using foil, left out of pan. Cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 1-1/2 pounds.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Squares in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p30

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2016

"These were so easy and delicious! A perfect addition to any cookie tray!"

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2016

"I made these for a coworker's birthday, her favorite candy is a reese cups. These hit the spot. They are so easy and everyone loved them."

Reviewed Nov. 21, 2015

"I've been making these delicious bars for years. Definitely a family favorite!"

Reviewed Jul. 3, 2015

"Perfect. The best. Taste better than Reese's!!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2015

"Quick and easy, a hit with all ages. Yes they are sweet. Used chunky p butter so they had a littke crunch.

Used butter (not marg like some of the other reviews) and had no trouble cutting after 5 hrs in the fridge, cut up beautifuly"

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