Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

A new twist on the old Rice Krispies bars… Chocolate and Peanut Butter… what could be better

Prep: 20 minutes plus chill time

Makes: 36 bars

Ingredients
3 cups miniature pretzels, coarsely chopped
10 tablespoons butter, divided
1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
3 cups Rice Krispies
1/2 cup light corn syrup, divided
3/4 cup peanut butter chips
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped

Directions
1. Reserve 1/3 cup chopped pretzels. In a large microwave-safe bowl, microwave 6 tablespoons butter on high for 45-60 seconds or until melted. Stir in marshmallows; cook 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until marshmallows are melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in Rice Krispies and remaining chopped pretzels. Immediately press into a greased 13×9-in. baking pan.
2. In another microwave-safe bowl, combine 2 tablespoons butter and 1/4 cup corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45-60 seconds or until butter is melted, stirring once. Add peanut butter chips; cook 30-40 seconds or until chips are melted, stirring once. Spread over cereal layer.
3. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining corn syrup and remaining butter. Cook on high for 45-60 seconds or until butter is melted, stirring once. Add chocolate chips; cook 30-40 seconds longer or until chips are melted, stirring once. Spread over top.
4. Sprinkle with peanuts and reserved pretzels; press down gently. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or until set. Cut into bars. Store in airtight containers.

Recipe from Taste of Home

 

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