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Peanut Butter Krispies

June 30, 2013

Peanut Butter Krispie Bars (1)

 

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NOTE:  Ingredients listed make a 9 x 13 inch pan.  The pictures shown is the recipe cut in half .

Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan; set a side.

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1 cup light brown sugar, packed

1 cup light corn syrup

Combine brown sugar and corn syrup in a large saucepan.  It will be very thick at first.  Heat over medium/low heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently.  Bring to a boil and remove from heat.

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1 cup peanut butter, creamy or crunchy

1 tsp. vanilla

Stir in peanut butter and vanilla until smooth.

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5 /12 – 6 cups rice krispies

Stir in the rice krispies until completely coated.

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Press mixture evenly into the prepared pan.

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1 bag chocolate chips, milk or semi-sweet

Melt chocolate chips in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted.

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Evenly spread over bars.

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1/4 cup nuts, chopped (optional)  I used salted cashews, roughly chopped

Sprinkle nuts on top.

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Cut while still warm.

Allow to set.

If you eat them when they are still warm, they are ooey gooey rich!  We prefer to eat them after they cool and the chocolate sets.  Either way, they are delicious!!!

 

FULL RECIPE WITHOUT PICTURES —

PEANUT BUTTER KRISPIES

1 cup light brown sugar, packed

1 cup light corn syrup

1 cup peanut butter, creamy or crunchy

1 tsp. vanilla

5 /12 – 6 cups rice krispies

1 bag chocolate chips, milk or semi-sweet

1/4 cup nuts, chopped (optional)

Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan; set a side.

Combine brown sugar and corn syrup in a large saucepan.  It will be very thick at first.  Heat over medium/low heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently.  Bring to a boil and remove from heat.

Stir in peanut butter and vanilla until smooth.

Stir in the rice krispies until completely coated.

Press mixture evenly into the prepared pan.

Melt chocolate chips in the microwave, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted.  Evenly spread over bars.

Sprinkle nuts on top.

Cut while still warm.

If you eat them when they are still warm, they are ooey gooey rich!  We prefer to eat them after they cool and the chocolate sets.  Either way – they are delicious!!!

 

 

 

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