Peanut Butter Squares

Looking for a homemade dessert using peanut butter? Then check out these bars recipe that’s ready in 50 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
cup graham cracker crumbs (about 12 squares)
1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup peanut butter
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips or white baking chips
Candy decorations, if desired
  • 1 Mix powdered sugar and cracker crumbs in medium bowl. Heat butter and peanut butter in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Stir into crumb mixture. Press in ungreased square pan, 8x8x2 inches.
  • 2 Heat chocolate chips in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Spread over crumb mixture. Immediately sprinkle with candy decorations. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until firm. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. (To cut diamond shapes, first cut straight parallel lines 1 to 1 1/2 inches apart down the length of the pan. Second, cut diagonal lines 1 to 1 1/2 inches apart across the straight cuts.) Store loosely covered in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    95
    (
    Calories from Fat
    55),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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