Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs 9 mins
We love pb and chocolate! This recipe is simple, and delicious. Plan ahead! This will require a minimum of 2 hours to chill.
- 1 3⁄4 cups finely crushed graham crackers or 1 3⁄4 cups vanilla wafers
- 1⁄2 cup butter, melted
- 1⁄4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 1⁄3 cups semisweet chocolate pieces
- 2⁄3 cup peanut butter
- 3⁄4 cup butter
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 3 cups sifted powdered sugar
- 2⁄3 cup butter
- Preheat oven to 300 degree F. In a medium bowl stir together graham crackers, the 1/2 cup melted butter, and the cocoa powder. Press into the bottom of a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool completely.
- In a medium saucepan cook and stir chocolate pieces and the 2/3 cup butter over low heat until melted. Carefully spread half of the chocolate mixture evenly over crust. Chill about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Cover remaining chocolate mixture; set aside at room temperature.
- In a large bowl combine peanut butter, the 3/4 cup butter, and the vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
- Gradually beat in as much of the powdered sugar as you can with the mixer, beating on low speed. Stir in the remaining powdered sugar. Pat evenly onto chocolate layer in baking pan.
- Spread remaining chocolate mixture evenly over peanut butter layer. Cover and chill for 2 hours. Cut into bars. Makes about 60 bars.
It seems like I've made a ton of peanut butter cookies this year, but these are so addictive! Simple to make and my whole family loved them. I put these in my Christmas cookie trays this year. Thanks so much for sharing! Made for Kitten's "24 days of Cookies" event.
Very easy to put together! Was inhaled by DH lol I found it to be a little too sweet, maybe too much icing sugar?
This is one of the easiest and best treats of all time! My sister started making these when we were teens and everyone always wanted the recipe.