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Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy Crunch

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 15 min. + chilling
If you love chocolate and peanut butter, you'll love this easy candy recipe! Anyone who's ever tried it loves it and wants the recipe. It can be served straight from the refrigerator or at room temperature. —Pat Parsons, Bakersfield, California

Updated: Feb. 14, 2024

Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy Crunch

Prep Time 15 min
Yield 1-1/2 pounds.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white baking chips
  • 1/2 cup extra chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1-1/2 cups dark chocolate chips, divided
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped dry roasted peanuts, divided

Directions

  1. Line a 11x7-in baking sheet with parchment paper, letting ends extend up the sides. In a microwave, melt white baking chips and peanut butter; stir until smooth. Stir in graham cracker crumbs. Spread over parchment.
  2. In a microwave, melt 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips until smooth; spread over peanut butter layer. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup peanuts. Refrigerate until firm, about 10 minutes.
  3. Using parchment, lift candy out of pan. Flip rectangle over; remove parchment. In a microwave, melt remaining 3/4 cup dark chocolate chips until smooth; spread over peanut butter layer. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup peanuts. Refrigerate until firm, about 10 minutes. Cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 ounce: 156 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

If you love chocolate and peanut butter, you'll love this easy candy recipe! Anyone who's ever tried it loves it and wants the recipe. It can be served straight from the refrigerator or at room temperature. —Pat Parsons, Bakersfield, California