I wanted to make sure that I got this post in before Super Bowl Sunday. These bars are amazing. If you like that famous combination of chocolate and creamy peanut butter, then this is the treat for you. The crust is comprised of graham crackers, crushed pretzels and chocolate. So much deliciousness, so little time!
I found the original recipe for these on Guilty Kitchen where they are titled Idle Hand Bars. Her photos are beautiful and she wrapped them up in waxed paper with some twine, so lovely! Mine are a little different in that I didn’t include the salty topping and I had to adjust the powdered sugar amount drastically. I believe it was because I use regular jar peanut butter and her recipe used natural peanut butter. Perhaps there’s some sort of consistency difference, I’m guessing maybe the oil content, but mine required a lot more coaxing to become a paste. I also prefer bittersweet chocolate over semi sweet, so I went with that for my topping.
Chocolate Topped Peanut Butter Bars
Adapted from Guilty Kitchen’s Idle Hand Bars
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