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Peanut Butter Bars That Will Satisfy Your PB Cravings

Peanut Butter bars never fail to disappoint - they're chewy, filled with peanut butter goodness, and best of all, they're very easy to make! There are no-bake varieties for days when you're too lazy to turn on the oven, and too hungry to wait for your treat to be baked.

 

Peanut Butter Bars (Jen's Favorite Cookies)

For foodies who don't have much patience in baking or making homemade treats, this Peanut Butter Bar recipe from Jen's Favorite Cookies might be one of the easiest recipes online. The base is made from graham cracker crumbs, butter, peanut butter and sugar. While the top layer is made with chocolate chips and peanut butter. 

"Easy no-bake peanut butter bars with chocolate frosting."

Ingredients
BARS:

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter

FROSTING:

  • 1½ cups chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup peanut butter

via Peanut Butter Bars (Jen's Favorite Cookies)

 

Easy No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars Recipe (Yummiest Food)

Yummiest Food has a fantastic recipe called Easy No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars. Because it requires semi-sweet chocolate chips instead of regular choco chips, the bitterness of the chocolate perfectly balances the sweetness of peanut butter. The mini Reese's pieces on top add a nice touch! 

"Easy No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars - Easy, simple and quick no bake dessert recipe with peanut butter and chocolate, is perfect idea for Thanksgiving treat!"

INGREDIENTS
For peanut butter bars:

  • 2 cups finely graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 ½ cup powdered sugar

For chocolate topping:

  • 1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoon peanut butter

For decoration:

  • ½ cup mini Reese's pieces

via Easy No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars Recipe (Yummiest Food)

 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars (Averie Cooks)

If you're in the mood to bake, this lovely treat will surely make your day. Averie Cooks has a great recipe called Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars and it's heaven on a plate! .The bitter-sweetness of chocolate chunks go well with the nutty and buttery flavor of the dough. Plus, baking this will make your kitchen smell like peanut butter cups!

"The bars are super soft, slightly chewy, buttery, and peanut buttery. Between the butter and the peanut butter, they’re super moist and just melt in your mouth. There’s an abundance of chocolate in every bite." 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), melted
  • 1/3 heaping cup peanut butter (I use Jif, Skippy or similar; natural PB can separate and/or be too oily)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips + 2 tablespoons, for sprinkling

via Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars (Averie Cooks)

 

Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip: 

Make your treats healthier by avoiding peanut butter with hydrogenated fats or too much sugar.

 



Make cooking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.

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