Friday, September 25, 2009

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

1 cup butter, melted

2 cups graham cracker crumbs

2 cups confectioners/powdered sugar

1 cup and 4 tbsp. peanut butter, divided

1 1/2 cups chocolate chips

In a medium bowl, mix together the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs, confectioners sugar and 1 cup peanut butter until well blended. Press evenly into the bottom of an ungreased 9 x 13 inch pan.

Microwave the chocolate chips with the 4 tbsp peanut butter on high for 1 minute. Stir. Continue microwaving and stirring every 30 seconds til smooth (NOTE: It only took 1 minute 15 seconds for mine to be smooth). Spread over prepared crust.

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before cutting into squares.

Store bars in airtight container in refrigerator.

Yields: 20 bars

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