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Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

We love any dessert with chocolate and peanut butter.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars


1-1/2c chocolate-covered graham cracker crumbs (about 17 crackers)
3 T butter, melted
1 (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2 c crunchy peanut butter
1 c powdered  sugar
2 squares semi-sweet baking chocolate
1 tsp butter

Mix crumbs and 3 T melted butter.  Press oonto bottom of 9-inch square baking pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Cool.
Beat cream cheese, peanut butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until blended.  Spoon over crust.
Microwave chocolate with 1 tsp butter on HIGH, 1 or 2 minutes until chocolate begins to melt, stirring halfway thru heating.  Stir until chocolate is melted. Drizzle over cream cheese mixture.

Refrigerate 6 hours.  Cut into squares. store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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