No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Not overly sweet, and there’s just the tiniest hint of crunch in these peanut butter bars from the graham cracker crumbs. Also, the topping is smooth, creamy chocolate, blended with just a little bit more peanut butter. Think of them as Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups on another level.
Makes 16 bars
Total Time
15 Minutes Plus chill for 2 hours
115g of unsalted butter, melted
125g of graham cracker crumbs, approximately 8 full-sheet graham crackers
210g of powdered sugar
300g of natural creamy peanut butter, divided
170g of 70% cacao dark chocolate, chopped
Step 1

Line an 8in x 8in (20 cm x 20cm) pan with aluminium foil or parchment paper and set it aside.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, mix the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs and powdered sugar. Stir in 250g of peanut butter, then press the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.

Step 3

In a small bowl, melt the remaining 50g of peanut butter with the chopped chocolate in the microwave or on the hob. Stir until smooth. Spread evenly over the peanut butter layer.

Step 4

Chill the bars in the refrigerator until completely firm, at least 2 hours. Allow them to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before cutting. Serve chilled.

Step 5

Cover the leftover bars tightly and refrigerate for up to 1 week.

Recipe courtesy of Even Better Brownies

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