Crunchy Peanut Chocolate Squares

Crunchy Peanut Chocolate Squares


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About this recipe: These squares are the perfect treat for kids (and the kid in you). Chocolate fudge is sandwiched between two layers of butterscotch-peanut coated rice krispies.

Lori Saloom

Makes: 24 squares

  • 450g butterscotch chips
  • 260g smooth peanut butter
  • 225g crispy rice cereal, such as Rice Krispies
  • 340g plain chocolate chips
  • 60g butter or margarine
  • 120g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Butter a 20x30cm baking dish. In a large saucepan, melt the butterscotch chips with the peanut butter, stirring frequently until smooth. Stir in the crispy rice cereal. Press half of the cereal mixture into the bottom of the prepared tin.
  2. In the top of a double boiler, melt chocolate chips and butter together, stirring occasionally. Mix in icing sugar and water, and stir until smooth. Spread the chocolate mixture evenly over the cereal layer in the tin. Top with the remaining cereal mixture and press down lightly. Cover and chill for about 1 hour before cutting into squares.

Butterscotch chips

Are also known as butterscotch morsels and can be purchased online.

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