Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars


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About this recipe: A fantastic after school snack that's a cinch to make. A chocolate base is topped with marsmallows, peanut butter, chocolate chips and Rice Krispies.


Serves: 36 bars

  • 175g butter
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 165g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 60g chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 200g mini marshmallows
  • 225g plain chocolate chips
  • 50g butter
  • 260g peanut butter
  • 55g crispy rice cereal, such as Rice Krispies

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:3hr chilling  ›  Ready in:3hr50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream 175g butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until fluffy.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa; add to creamed mixture. Stir in nuts if desired. Spread in a greased Swiss roll tin. Bake for 15-18 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle marshmallows evenly over cake; return to oven for 2-3 minutes. Using a knife dipped in water, spread the melted marshmallows evenly over cake. Cool.
  5. For topping, combine chocolate chips, 50g butter and peanut butter in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and well blended. Remove from heat; stir in cereal. Spread over bars. Chill.

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