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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars #Recipe

Remember when you walked into the school cafeteria and you saw that Peanut Butter Bars were on the dessert menu?  I do!  Yum!  There was something so great about the HUGE pan of Peanut Butter Bars that made the afternoon so much better in grade school.  I recently found out that one of my classmates had the coveted Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars recipe - I had to recreate these treats!  I was pleasantly surprised at how easy this recipe really was.  Yum!  

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars #Recipe

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars
Free Printable Recipe here.  


Ingredients:
For the Peanut Butter Base -
*1 cup of butter
*1 1/2 cups of creamy peanut butter
*2 cups of smashed up graham crackers - no clumps!
*2 cups powdered sugar

For the Chocolate Topping -
*1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
*4 TBSP peanut butter

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars #Recipe

Directions:

1.  To make the Peanut Butter Base.  Melt the Butter and Peanut Butter in a microwaveable bowl for 90 seconds.  Mix well.  

2.  Combine the Graham crackers and the powdered sugar in a separate bowl - mix well.

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars #Recipe

3.  Add the Butter mixture to the cracker and sugar mixture.  Mix well.  

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars #Recipe

4.  Spread Peanut Butter Base in a 9x9 pan.  

5.  To make the Chocolate Topping.  Combine the chocolate chips and 4TBSP of peanut butter in a microwavable bowl.  Microwave for 30 seconds, mix well, microwave for 30 seconds, mix well.  Continue until the chocolate and peanut butter mixture is smooth.

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars #Recipe

6.  Pour chocolate over the peanut butter base.  

7.  Refrigerate until chocolate is hard and set.  

8.  Cut into squares and enjoy! 

Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars #Recipe


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8 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness those look so yummy!! My boys will LOVE these!!!

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  2. ohmigerrrd, I LOVED these when I was in school!!

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  3. omg - YUM! I want these now. Maybe I have to make them next week. :)

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  4. My school must have totally been uncool because we never had ANYTHING this amazing! Pinning :)

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  5. Wowza, those look really good. I loved having the no-bake bars like that when I was in school.

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  6. This looks really great. I wonder how'd they turn out with cookie butter and caramel? That might be a no-bake blondie. :) I love it.

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  7. Feeling all nostalgia like:-) Can't wait to make these for my girls.

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