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Chocolate Peanut Treats Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Treats Recipe

When I was in high school, I took these sweet and crunchy squares to bake sales— and they were the first to sell out. I still make them for family and friends who love the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter. —Christy Asher, Colorado Springs, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine cracker crumbs and butter. Stir in sugar and peanut butter. Press into a greased 8-in. square pan.
  • 2. In a microwave or double boiler, melt the chocolate chips and stir until smooth. Spread over peanut butter layer. Chill 30 minutes; cut into squares. Chill until firm, about 30 minutes longer. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 148 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein .

Reviews for Chocolate Peanut Treats

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mamaknowsbest
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2016

"Double this recipe! It will be loved by all peanut butter fans. This is best way to get PB cup flavor in an easy to prepare large quantity. I always double but use slightly less sugar. As a volunteer feild editor with Taste of Home I love using recipes that recreate classic flavors."

MY REVIEW
HomeChefColleen
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2015

"So yummy! Love them! So sweet, you can only have a small one at a time. But they're really good!! Thanks for the recipe!"

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Rosemary Swope
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"Better than peanut butter cups, and easy to make. My husband really liked these."

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missdc
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2013

"Kids will love making and eating these.....more nutritious than store bought goodies."

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jmkasprak
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2011

"I thought these were too sweet, but hubby loved them."

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