Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies® Treats

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The fact is, I lead keep a lot of problem next a recipe every bit written. Since I cook, bake too practise recipes often am I ever thinking almost how a recipe tin hold upwards improved. Some classics shouldn’t hold upwards messed with. I tin appreciate that, but sometimes a few switch-ups tin accept a recipe from expert to great.

My mom has been making a version of these Chocolate Peanut Butter bars every vacation flavour since I was a child. It is a chewy peanut butter Rice Krispies® bar topped amongst a mixture of melted chocolate too butterscotch chips. The sweetness too creamy topping balances the chewy too slightly crisp bar underneath. It’s a fantastic combination of flavors too textures.

One seize amongst teeth of these bars brings dorsum bright memories from the holidays of my childhood. I honey how nutrient has the mightiness to overflowing me amongst happy memories; it’s ane of the best reasons I tin mean value of to become into my kitchen.

These bars are real similar to the ones my mom has ever made, amongst merely a few changes. I swapped merely about white saccharide for dark-brown saccharide (deeper flavor!), I used nighttime chocolate inward house of semisweet chocolate, too I added a fatty pinch of ocean common salt for a dainty sweet/salty balance.

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I likewise added a topping of roasted salted peanuts and/or chopped peanut butter cups. I honey the salty mash of roasted peanuts on top, but if you’re a fan of peanut butter cups, you lot tin throw those on grade every bit well. Use either, neither, or both – whatever  you lot prefer.


  • BARS
  • 1 loving cup lite corn syrup
  • 1/2 loving cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 loving cup lite dark-brown sugar
  • 1 loving cup creamy peanut butter NOT natural, room temperature
  • generous pinch ocean salt
  • 5 cups Rice Krispies®
  • 2 cups semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1 loving cup butterscotch chips
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter NOT natural, room temperature
  • 1 loving cup chopped peanut butter cups or 1 loving cup chopped salted peanuts

Line an 8.5x11 or 13x9-inch baking pan amongst parchment newspaper or foil (if using foil, lightly grease it). Set aside.

Place the corn syrup too sugars inward a large saucepan over medium-low rut too stir to combine. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Once boiling, take away from the rut too straightaway stir inward peanut butter too a pinch of salt. Mix until good combined. Quickly stir inward Rice Krispies. Spread into the prepared baking pan. I lightly grease my palm too press the mixture into a apartment layer.

In a pocket-size saucepan over depression heat, combine chocolate chips, butterscotch chips too peanut butter. Cook, stirring often until completely melted too smooth. Pour over the grade of the bars. If topping amongst peanuts you lot tin sprinkle them on correct away. If you're topping the bars amongst peanut butter cups, allow the chocolate to cool slightly (but non all the way) earlier adding the peanut butter cups.

The bars pictured were made inward an 8.5x11 pan. If you lot piece of employment a 9x13 the bars volition hold upwards slightly thinner.

The to a greater extent than you lot pack the mixture downwards into the pan the to a greater extent than dense the bars volition be. For a lighter bar, press gently.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies® Treats Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: First House