Saturday, November 30, 2013

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Tie on your aprons and get the kids to help with this one. They will learn about baking, measuring, ingredients, and working together. Plus the added bonus of licking their fingers!
More delicious dessert recipes in Tastes & Treasures cookbook.


1 cup salted butter (melted)
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 (11 ounce) bag milk chocolate chips

Combine all ingredients, except chocolate chips in a medium sized bowl. Stir until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
Pour peanut butter mixture into a 9x13 pan.
Melt chocolate chips in the microwave for 1-2 minutes. Stir chocolate and pour over the peanut butter mixture. Spread chocolate with a spatula.
Refrigerate bars for one hour. Cut while bars are still cool