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peanut butter [pee-nuht, -nuh t buht-er]
noun
1. a paste made from ground roasted peanuts, used as a spread or in cookery

by Susan Andrews

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

My inspiration Averie Cooks

What is more appealing than a simple no bake bar? Chocolate + peanut butter = sweet and salty confection perfection!

Ingredients

PB base
     2 cups white chocolate chips, 1 bag
     1 cup creamy or crunchy PB
     2 cups rice cereal
     1/2 cup roasted, salted peanuts, optional
     Dash of salt

Choco layer
     1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
     1 cup creamy or crunchy PB
     2 cups rice cereal
     1/2 cup roasted, salted nuts, optional
     Dash of salt

Directions

Spray a 9x13 pan with cooking spray. Set aside.

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

Place your white chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 min. Add the PB and stir.

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Place back in microwave for 1 min. Remove & stir until incorporated.

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

Add your rice cereal. Stir.

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

Add your peanuts. Stir. Add a few sprinkles of salt. Stir. Taste it and add salt as needed. Spoon into prepared pan. Place the pan in the fridge or freezer to set.

Once the first layer is set you can start the next layer.

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

Place your chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Add your PB and stir. Place back in the microwave for 1 min. Remove and add your rice cereal. Stir.

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Add your peanuts. Stir. Add few sprinkles of salt. Now taste it and add salt as needed.

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

Spoon the chocolate layer over the PB layer. Spread evenly. Place the pan back in the fridge or freezer to set.

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Once set remove from the fridge/freezer & cut into squares. I noticed my layers came apart when they were cold but once they warmed up they were fine. Not really a deterrent, just an observation.

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

The only thing left to do is enjoy. These are wonderfully sweet, salty and crunchy! A satisfying combination!

Chocobutter Crunch Bars

DO share them with someone. It will surely make their day! You will be a hero!




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