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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

Ingredients

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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 127 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 127 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2015

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

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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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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2014

"I love Taste of Home. I can always find my family's old favs here. My Gramma used to bake this recipe in the oven for a few minutes. No microwave. :)"

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Reviewed Mar. 19, 2014

"I made these bars, and the flavor is good. But, I am having a problem melting my chocolate chips. I used the microwave and stirred the chocolate, peanut butter, and margarine after every 15 seconds of heating. Does anyone know what I am doing wrong?"

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Reviewed May. 22, 2013

"This is a welcome treat, anytime!"

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