How to Make Peanut Butter Bars





Introduction: How to Make Peanut Butter Bars

This instructable will show you how to make peanut butter bars that taste just like Reeses Peanut Butter Cups.

Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1 3/4 cups confectioner's sugar
1 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

Step 2: Melting

Melt 1/2 cup of butter on low heat.

Step 3: Adding Some Sugar

Remove the melted butter from the stove and stir in confectioner's sugar.

Step 4: Get Mixin'

Add peanut butter and graham cracker crumbs, stirring until creamy.

Step 5: Getting the Pan Ready

Line 8x8, 9x9, or 7x11 pan with foil for easy removal of bars.

Step 6: Spread

Spread mixture into pan, patting down evenly.

Step 7: Soften Butter

In same pot, on low heat, melt butter.

Step 8: Melting the Chocolate

Add chocolate chips and stir until chips are nearly melted and very soft. Remove from heat and continue stirring until chocolate is smooth and shiny.

Step 9: The Final Spread

Spread over peanut butter layer. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Step 10: Cut Into Bars

Cut into bars and ENJOY! :) 

Store peanut butter bars in refrigerator.



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    will it work if i don't have icing sugar?

    Do i have to bake peanut butter bars?

    I've made these several times now, they come out great! I like trying different kinds of graham crackers and different degrees of smashing the heck out of them, the bars turn out good when there's a little crunch, too.

    Yumm!! Will be making this week ;)

     umm we dont have graham crackers in england ,what can be used instead of them??

    try plain digestive biscuits, maybe?

    PS - make sure you use icing sugar - I thought confectioner's sugar was caster sugar and it turned out a bit gritty.

    I used arnotts milk coffee biscuits (well the home brand equivalent) - do you have those in England?

     Does the type of peanut butter matter? 

    Nope. I used Skippy creamy peanut butter, but any kind of creamy peanut butter works.