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No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

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A super-simple dessert using mostly pantry ingredients! A great way to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • ½ cups Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 sticks Butter, Softened, Plus More For Greasing The Pan
  • 1 cup Chunky Peanut Butter
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 box (12-ounces) Vanilla Wafers
  • 1 bag (12 Ounces) Semi-sweet MINI Chocolate Chips
  • ½ cups Chopped Peanuts

Preparation

For the topping: Using a double boiler or a microwave, melt the chocolate chips and creamy peanut butter. Allow to cool for a couple of minutes while you make the bars.

For the bars: Grease a 9-by-13-inch pan with some butter. Using a stand or electric hand mixer, mix together the butter and chunky peanut butter until smooth. Stir in the powdered sugar a cup at a time.

Add the vanilla wafers to a food processor and process until they are in crumbs. Then add the crumbs and mini chocolate chips to the peanut butter mixture and mix until just combined. Spread it evenly into the buttered pan and set aside.

Pour the topping over the base. Spread it out evenly and sprinkle over the chopped peanuts. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, then cut into 20 bars.

Keep refrigerated, as the bars and chocolate will soften at room temperature.

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Laura on 10.26.2018

These are so yummy. I switched some things in the recipe though cause I don’t like peanuts or chunky peanut butter and all I had were graham cracker crumbs instead of vanilla wafers. I used all creamy peanut butter and sprinkled the top with graham cracker crumbs instead. Came out delicious! The guys at work at the whole pan! I will definitely make this again!

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