- A delightful and straightforward treat to prepare Peanut butter

A delightful and straightforward treat to prepare Peanut butter


Peanut butter bars are a delightful and straightforward treat to prepare, making them a favorite among both adults and children. These bars are perfect for parties or impromptu gatherings, and their thick, delectable crust is a breeze to make. Here, we present two mouthwatering peanut butter bar recipes that are sure to satisfy your sweet cravings.

Creamy Peanut Butter Bars:

Ingredients:2 sticks of softened salted butter, plus extra for greasing the pan
1 cup chunky peanut butter
2 cups granulated sugar
One 12-ounce box of vanilla wafers
One 12-ounce bag of semisweet chocolate chips

For the Frosting:2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
1/2 cup chopped peanuts

Directions:Whip together the softened butter and peanut butter until they form a smooth mixture. Gradually add the sugar while continuing to whisk.
In a food processor, pulse the vanilla wafers until they turn into crumbs. Combine these crumbs with the mini chocolate chips into the peanut butter mixture.
Spread the mixture evenly into the buttered baking dish and set it aside to cool.
Melt the semisweet chocolate chips and smooth peanut butter in a double boiler. Allow the melted chocolate to cool slightly before pouring it over the prepared base.
Smooth out the mixture to ensure there are no lumps, then sprinkle the chopped peanuts on top to add a delightful crunch.
Refrigerate the mixture for about an hour to allow it to set properly.
Slice the dessert into even bars before serving.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars:

Ingredients:Nonstick cooking spray
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar
1 cup smooth peanut butter
Kosher salt
8 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
8 ounces chopped semisweet baking chocolate
1 cup heavy cream
Optional: 1 teaspoon flaky sea salt

Directions:Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
In a mixing bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, confectioner's sugar, peanut butter, 1/8 teaspoon of salt, and melted butter.
Press this mixture into the prepared baking tray and set it aside to cool.
Heat the heavy cream in a separate bowl until it starts to bubble.
Pour the hot cream over the chopped semisweet chocolate and add an additional 1/8 teaspoon of salt. Stir until smooth.
Pour the ganache over the peanut butter mixture in the baking tray.
Refrigerate overnight to ensure the bars set properly.
Before serving, slice the dessert into even bars.
For an extra touch of flavor, sprinkle with flaky sea salt.

Enjoy these delightful peanut butter bars that are easy to make and even easier to savor!

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