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Peanut Butter Squares

 Peanut Butter Squares
These rich bite-size squares taste creamier than store-bought peanut butter cups. Since they're made on the stove, there's no need to turn o the oven, notes Val Worthing of Clio, Michigan.
72 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract, divided
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips


  • In a saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir peanut butter and 3/4
  • cup butter and until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in sugar and
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla (mixture will be very thick).
  • Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan. In a saucepan over low heat,
  • combine chips and remaining butter; cook and stir until chips are
  • melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in the
  • remaining vanilla. Spread over peanut butter layer. Chill until
  • firm. Yield: about 6 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 113 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 61 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.