Ma's Crunchy No Bake Peanut Butter Bars
The winning combination of peanut butter and chocolate gets an added crunch when cornflakes are added to these easy, no-bake bars. Perfect for any holiday gathering, don't worry about getting this dessert bar recipe in the oven. Let the other foods cook as you prepare Ma's Crunchy No Bake Peanut Butter Bars. With chocolate, peanut butter and the crunch from corn flakes, you really can't go wrong with this delicious no bake dessert. They'll be gone before you even know it.
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Cooking MethodNo Bake
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 cup chunky peanut butter
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/3 cup light brown sugar
- pinch of salt
- 4 cups corn flakes, gently crushed
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 cup lightly salted peanuts, chopped
- 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
- 2 additional tablespoons peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
Line an 8 by 8 inch pan with foil and spray lightly with cooking spray.
In a medium sauce pan, melt the butter, chunky peanut butter, corn syrup, and brown sugar. Stir until combined.
Add in the salt and vanilla. Stir in the corn flakes, lightly crushing them in your hands as you add them in. Stir to combine.
Pour the corn flake mixture in the prepared pan and smooth the top.
In a double boiler (or a bowl set over a simmering pot of water) melt the semi sweet chocolate chips and 2 additional tablespoons of creamy peanut butter together.
Smooth over the top of the corn flake mixture and top with the chopped peanuts.
Chill for at least 2 hours before cutting.
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