Friday, August 13, 2010

Favorite Friday Recipe: Crispy Peanut Butter Cup Bars

If you're a fan of peanut butter, this is the recipe for you!  From Tasty Kitchen:

  • 3-½ cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1-½ stick Butter, Melted
  • 2 cups Natural Peanut Butter
  • 3 cups Rice Krispies
  • 16 ounces, weight Semi-sweet Chocolate

Mix the powdered sugar, butter, peanut butter, and Rice Krispies together in a large bowl. Lightly butter a 9×13 baking dish, then spoon in the peanut butter mixture. Use a spatula to spread evenly. Melt the chocolate, then layer evenly on top. Refrigerate for an hour or two, then cut into bars and store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer.

Note: If using processed peanut butter (Jif, Peter Pan, etc.), decrease sugar by at least 1/2 cup. Also, use whatever chocolate you like best—anything from milk to bittersweet to something in between! 

My personal favorite chocolate to use when baking is Guittard milk chocolate.  Here's the finished product served up on my new (to me) Riviera plate!


  1. I will be printing this recipe for DH and asking him to bake them for me on Sunday. I am a peanut butter nut, no pun intended.

  2. A little more involved, but INSANE are these. I made them a few months ago and they were gooooood.

  3. whoa rebecca--that recipe is amazing! putting it on the list! thanks!

  4. I don't know how I missed this post. Your basket is ADORABLE and I need you to make those brownies for me. Please?