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Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

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Pampered Chef Recipe - Chocolate-Peanut Butter Crunch Bars. Crispy, gooey, salty, sweet! Here's a scrumptious recipe to make this treat for your family and friends. Get together with friends to try new recipes and earn free Pampered Chef products by hosting a Pampered Chef cooking party.
Ingredients
  Light corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peanuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mini pretzel twists 3 Cup (48 tbs), coarsely crushed & divided
  Crisp rice cereal 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Butter 3 Cup (48 tbs), divided
  Miniature marshmallows 10 Ounce
  Light corn syrup 1 , divided
  Peanut butter morsels 10 Ounce
  Semi-sweet chocolate morsels 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Coarsely chop peanuts. And crush pretzels. Set aside 1/3 cup of the pretzels.
2) In a bowl place remaining pretzels and cereal.
3) In another bowl take melted butter and add marshmallows; microwave marshmallows are completely melted.
4) Add marshmallow mixture to mixing bowl; mix well.
5) In another bowl take corn syrup and microwave for few minutes. Stir in peanut butter morsels; mix until melted.
For ganache
6) Place remaining butter and corn syrup in Small Batter Bowl. Microwave on HIGH or until melted.
7) Stir in chocolate morsels; mix until smooth.

MAKING
8) Spread crust evenly over Medium Sheet Pan. Pressing at the center and then towards the corners.
9) Microwave the crust for a few seconds, so that the peanut butter spreads evenly.
10) Spread peanut butter mixture over crust.
11) Spread ganache evenly over peanut butter mixture.
12) Sprinkle with peanuts and reserved pretzels.
13) Place in freezer 5-10 minutes or until ganache is set.

SERVING
14) Cut into 24 squares; cut squares in half. And serve.

TIPS

When mixing the marshmallow mixture, spray scraper and Roller with nonstick cooking spray to prevent sticking.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Freezed
Food Places: 
Bars
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peanut Butter
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
24

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