Peanut Chocolate Squares Recipe
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Peanut Chocolate Squares Recipe

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I received this recipe from a friend at our local fire hall’s annual quilting bee, where ladies bring in treats to serve at break time. It was a big hit with our family.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, divided
  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted dry roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt 3/4 cup butter and two ounces of chocolate; stir until smooth. Stir in cracker crumbs and peanuts.
  2. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Spread over chocolate layer.
  4. Melt the remaining butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Carefully spread over cream cheese layer. Cover and refrigerate until set. Cut into squares. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Peanut Squares in Country October/November 2007, p51

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Reviewed Apr. 5, 2009

I've used packaged (not tub style) light cream cheese in lots of reciptes and it works just fine. This recipe would be okay too.

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Reviewed Mar. 31, 2009

Would light cream cheese work in this recipe?

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