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Pan Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

Pan Peanut Butter Cups

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"I got this recipe from my sister-in-law and they do taste a lot like the real thing."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings


  1. Combine peanut butter, graham crackers, powdered sugar and butter. Press into 9 x 13 inch pan.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and spread over peanut butter mixture. Allow to harden. (Cut while still soft or layers will separate.)
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 10, 2003

I don't understand how so many people didn't get this recipe right. It is as easy as they come. 16 oz. of graham crackers isn't just one of the small plastic packages. In the box I bought, it was 3 plastic packages of crackers. I really liked this recipe. I added an additional 1/2 cup peanut butter and they turned out great! Plan on sharing because this is a big batch and they are rich.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 24, 2002

This recipe has to be wrong or it's just the most disgusting thing ever. There is no way you can "press" this gooey mess into a pan and the unspecified "package of graham crackers" just leaves it up to your imagination, companies package their crackers differently from each one. This mess, with a HUGE waste of butter, ended up in the trash.


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Feb 07, 2003

The first time I made these I realized the butter amount should have been two STICKS, not two CUPS. After making this adjustment, my family and I have enjoyed these bars several times.

Jan 12, 2011

WOW. REALLY SWEET AND REALLY GOOD! Had to Sub chocolate grahams and white morsels- kept everything else the same. The ingredient ratios are correct. I can't wait to make this with the regular grahams and the chocolate chips- although this version was really good too!

Oct 01, 2008

I followed this recipe exactly and they came out perfect! Don't know what everyone's problem is...they are GREAT!!! I will be making them for a party we're having in a week!

Nov 22, 2004

This is a really good recipe. I make it in a ready made graham cracker crust and use only 2 Cups of powdered sugar.

Nov 06, 2006

The taste was very good but the bottom part crumbled A LOT and fell apart! I changed the margerine to 2 sticks like suggested but seemed way too dry. Also, good tip is to cut while the topping is still wet as it separates when trying to cut it when set. I used a 9X13 pan but would try a larger one next time because the bottom layer was pretty thick for such a rich treat!

Dec 18, 2005

I had great success with this recipe. We live in Malaysia where we cannot get Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. I made these for a Christmas Open House and had RAVE reviews from it from our American friends. I cut the candy into bite size pieces and placed them in candy cups. These will be a yearly Holiday treat at our house!


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  • Calories
  • 564 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 60.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol
  • 54 mg
  • 18%
  • Fat
  • 35.8 g
  • 55%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 364 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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