Peanut Butter and Chocolate Slice

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    50 minutes

    This is an easy homemade slice that has a base made from peanut butter and cracker crumbs with a topping of chocolate.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 18 

    • Base
    • 250g butter or margarine
    • 4 cups (650g) icing sugar
    • 2 cups peanut butter
    • 1 1/2 cups sweet biscuit crumbs
    • Topping
    • 125g butter or margarine
    • 1 cup dark cooking chocolate

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Base: Melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat then stir in icing sugar, peanut butter and biscuit crumbs. Spread mixture in a jelly roll cake tin. Pat down evenly.
    2. Topping: Melt together butter with chocolate. Spread this mixture over peanut butter mixture. Refrigerate 1/2 hour. Cut into squares.
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    If ever a recipe deserved five stars this one is it. A few thoughts, I followed the recipe exactly because I was in a hurry and didn't have time to read the reviews. Wish I had taken the time. Other reviewers are right in you really need more chocolate for the top. Also, maybe because we lived in such a humid area, but I had trouble getting the peanut butter layer spread. I ended up finding a plastic spatula sprayed with Pam worked the best. Next time I will add the additional crumbs to stiffen up the mixture. Also, hands do not work well, even when buttered because they heat up the peanut butter and cause it to release more oil. These are super rich and I cut them into small pieces. I figure I got twice the number the recipe stated. These were super easy, fast, and I will sure keep them in mind for future use. Last though, mine never really set up, so I ended up having to store them in the fridge. Not a huge deal, but a thought if you are planning to take them somewhere.  -  25 Aug 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    159

    Very Good! I did follow some other posters and added more graham crumbs (1 3/4c) and cut back on the butter (2tbs) for the topping. Also used used 1 1/2c milk chocolate chips. My husband says they are better than reese's! Thank you! Wanted to edit my review to add that I froze 1/2 of these and you could not tell the difference between the fresh and frozen! I cut them into 1 1/2 in squares wrapped individually in plastic wrap. And placed them a freezer bag.  -  21 Sep 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    130

    I have made these peanut butter bars a few times now and they are always a big hit at work. After melting the butter, I add the peanut butter to create a creamy mixture. I combine my graham cracker crumbs and confectioners' sugar together in a separate bowl and then add these dry ingredients to the peanut butter/butter mixture. The ingredients come together much better this way! I agree with using 2 cups of chocolate chips and 1-2 tablespoons of butter for the topping.  -  16 Dec 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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