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Peanut Butter Glazed Chocolate Bars

Details

Timing
Timing
Total:
Bake:
14 Min.
Prep:
30 Min.
Skill Level:
Expert
Yields:
48 bars

Who doesn't love a dessert that combines peanut butter and chocolate? Peanut butter filling and glaze flows through this Peanut Butter Glazed Chocolate Bars recipe. Alternating layers of rich chocolate and peanut butter stack up to perfection. These layered peanut butter and chocolate bars are the perfect combination of HERSHEY'S Cocoa and REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips. Don't forget the chocolate drizzle on top! You'll want to make Peanut Butter Glazed Chocolate Bars for every occasion.

Sometimes chocolate and peanut butter treats are even better without the oven! These No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are here for you.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
14 minutes
COOK TIME
5 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup
    butter or margarine(1-1/2 sticks)
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1-1/2 cups
    sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsps
    vanilla extract
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1-1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
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Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven Oven
jelly-roll pan jelly-roll pan
wire rack Wire Rack
saucepan Saucepan
microwave-safe bowl Microwarv-Safe Bowl
microwave Microwave
1

Heat oven to 350 F. Line 15-1/2x10-1/2x1-inch jelly-roll pan with foil; grease foil.

2

Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Add cocoa; stir constantly until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time, until well combined. Stir in flour and baking powder. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.

3

Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until top springs back when touched lightly in center. Remove from oven; cool 2 minutes. Invert onto wire rack. Peel off foil; turn right side up on wire rack to cool completely.

4

Prepare Peanut Butter Filling and Glaze. Cut brownie in half; spread half of glaze evenly on one half. Top with second half; spread with remaining glaze. Cool until glaze is set. Prepare Chocolate Drizzle; drizzle over glaze. After chocolate is set, cut into bars.

Peanut Butter Filling and Glaze: Combine 1/3 cup sugar and 1/3 cup water in small saucepan; cook over medium heat to boiling. Remove from heat; immediately add 1-2/3 cups (10 oz pkg.) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips. Stir until melted. Cool slightly. About 1-1/3 cups glaze.

Chocolate Drizzle: Place 1/3 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips and 1 teaspoon shortening (do NOT use butter, margarine, spread or oil) in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at medium(50%) 30 seconds to 1 minute or until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

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