One of my favorite students Karen B. (and her daughter Chris) saw me again in class this week and brought me a treat, AND the recipe for it. It all stemmed from a joke that I can’t cook and i could even burn water if I tried. Well she comes in with…

NO-BAKE chocolate peanut butter bars and it’s recipe. I told her i’d post it on the blog and here it is!


  • 2 cups peanut butter, dividied (1 1/4 cups; 3/4 cup)
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 cups (12 oz pkg.) Nestle toll house semi-sweet mini morsels, divided (1/2 cup; 1 1/2 cups)


  1. Grease 13 x 9 baking pan
  2. beat 1 1/4 cups peanut butter and butter in lg mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in 1 cup powdered sugar. With hands or spoon, work in remaining 1 cup powdered sugar, graham cracker crumbs and 1/2 cup morsels. Press evenly into prepared baking pan. Smooth with spatula
  3. Melt remaining 3/4 cup peanut butter and remaining 1 1/2 cup morsels in medium, heavy duty saucepan over lowest possible heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Spread over graham cracker crust in pan. Refrigerate for at least 1 hr or until chocolate is firm; cut into bars. Store in fridge

makes about 60 bars.


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