Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

"An easy homemade version of the famous peanut butter cup candies."
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Ingredients

servings 482 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 482 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 33.3 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 284 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Melt 1 cup butter or margarine over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in confectioners' sugar, peanut butter and graham cracker crumbs. Spread mixture in a jelly roll pan. Pat down evenly.
  2. To Make Topping: Melt together 1/2 cup butter or margarine with 1 cup chocolate chips. Spread this mixture over peanut butter mixture. Refrigerate 1/2 hour. Cut into squares.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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If ever a recipe deserved five stars this one is it. A few thoughts, I followed the recipe exactly because I was in a hurry and didn't have time to read the reviews. Wish I had taken the time....

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This recipe is good - like a square version of buckeye candy - but it needs a lot of alterations! First, make sure your graham crumbs are extra fine (don't crush by hand - use the processor) Se...

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If ever a recipe deserved five stars this one is it. A few thoughts, I followed the recipe exactly because I was in a hurry and didn't have time to read the reviews. Wish I had taken the time....

Very Good! I did follow some other posters and added more graham crumbs (1 3/4c) and cut back on the butter (2tbs) for the topping. Also used used 1 1/2c milk chocolate chips. My husband says th...

I have made these peanut butter bars a few times now and they are always a big hit at work. After melting the butter, I add the peanut butter to create a creamy mixture. I combine my graham cr...

This recipe is good - like a square version of buckeye candy - but it needs a lot of alterations! First, make sure your graham crumbs are extra fine (don't crush by hand - use the processor) Se...

This was easy and excellent. I did what some suggested and added about 1/4 cup more of graham cracker crumbs. Also I added the whole 12 ounce bag of chocolate chips to the melted butter. It c...

Incredible for a low-cal dessert! (Just kidding). These bars are great! I used an 11"x17" jellyroll pan. For the topping I used 2 cups of milk chocolate chips and it covered well. Also, no n...

I've been making these for the past year and can't believe I never took the time to give my review of them to say how fantastic they are! The only change I made was to add more chocolate; to t...

THESE WERE A BIG HIT BOTH AT HOME AND THE OFFICE. I THINK NEXT TIME I'LL PUT CHOCOLATE ON THE BOTTOM AS WELL AND USE LESS FILLING AND FILL MUFFIN CUPS TO MAKE THEM LIKE THE REAL THING. BEST PA...

I used 2 cups semi sweet chips and melted with no butter, spread over top and everyone when crazy over them... they are absolutely excellent... i cut them into squares and wrapped them in red fo...

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